WORKPLACE INJURIES / INCIDENT ALERTS FOR JUNE & JULY 2021
The below Serious Workplace Injuries / Incident Alerts for June-July (Embedded Content Extracts) were taken from WorkSafe QLD at https://www.worksafe.qld.gov.au
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In April 2021, a mobile crane tipped over at a residential construction site falling onto three houses. No one was injured. The mobile crane was a hydraulic slewing crane with a maximum rated capacity of 80 tonnes.
In May 2021, a worker received an electric shock while he was preparing to form up a concrete slab next to an existing structure.
In April 2021, a contractor suffered multiple fractures, degloving and severe lacerations to his arms when he was trapped in a wetting auger at a feedlot.
In April 2021, a plant operator was killed when he was struck by the skid steer loader he was using . Early investigations indicate the skid steer loader was being used to repair a residential driveway and it struck the worker after he fell out of the machine.