NSW: Worker Airlifted to Hospital After Fall from Silo

Reported by Julia | 22 Oct, 2010

A worker of a bulk grain handling firm has sustained serious injuries at a grain terminal in northern New South Wales. The 56-year-old man was performing maintenance work on the roof of a shed in Willow Tree when he slipped. He fell five metres onto the concrete floor as a result. Emergency crews quickly responded …

WA: WorkSafe probes two workplace deaths in 24 hours

Reported by Julia | 22 Sep, 2010

WorkSafe WA is looking into two worksite deaths in the state, which took place in a span of 24 hours. In Mandurah, a 58-year-old woman was killed after falling at height. The worker, who was employed by an electrical business, sustained fatal head injuries following the fall from a roof. According to police, there was …