Crushed by Half-Tonne Bale: ‘Notional Fine’ Given to Trucking Company

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] A transport company employed an experienced heavy vehicle driver to assist them in transporting various products in rural Australia. Tasked to unload “silage bales” at 10pm – without direct light, little supervision and no proper instruction as to how Read more…

Worker Crushed to Death when Radio Protocol Failed

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Hired to assist in building a new jetty at John Holland’s Dalrymple Bay Coal terminal, a worker engaged in transporting large concrete blocks placed on a platform, supported at either end by a ‘jinker’ or trailer. Though propelled by Read more…

Congestion, Speeding leads to Crushed Forklift Driver

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] A forklift driver, employed at a Linfox road-rail container depot, and in the process of moving a 32 tonne container, caught the edge of a nearby stack with his load. This caused the fork truck to flip forward, severely Read more…

Farmer killed on quad bike

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is currently investigating a fatal incident that occurred on 26 April 2014, near Winton in Central Queensland. A man died while riding a quad bike to muster cattle. The quad bike was found lying Read more…

A man died opening a gate on a farm

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Workplace Health and Safety Queensland are currently investigating a fatal incident that occurred on 3 July 2014 near Googa Creek, South West Queensland. A man died when he became trapped between his vehicle and the gate of a property. Read more…

Motorbike accident

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Please be careful Workplace Health and Safety Queensland are currently investigating a fatal incident that occurred on 4 July 2014 in Hobartville, Central Queensland. A young worker died from head injuries when the motorbike he was using to muster Read more…

Another person killed

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Please have a safe workplace through training Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating a fatal incident that occurred on Sunday 27 July 2014 in Fortitude Valley. A worker died after falling into a two metre deep trench which Read more…

Another Fatal Accident

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Training does not cost this much Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating a fatal incident that occurred on Tuesday 29 July 2014 in Lake MacDonald, Sunshine Coast. A roofing worker died after falling 5.3 metres from a roof Read more…

Senseless waste of a life

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] When will this stop Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating a fatal incident that occurred on Sunday 3 August 2014 in Nerang. A worker died when he was crushed against the side of his vehicle by falling sheets Read more…

Please be careful

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating a fatal incident that occurred on Tuesday 26 August 2014 at the Gracemere Saleyards near Rockhampton. A worker died in hospital from injuries he sustained after he fell from the top of Read more…

Incident Report – Workplace Accident – December 2014

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] An incident that occurred on 3 December 2014, is being investigated by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland.  A worker later died in hospital after falling five metres through a fibreglass sheet and onto a concrete floor. Ag Training would Read more…

Accident Report for 20 February 2015

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] A fatal incident that occurred on 20 February 2015, is being investigated by Workplace Health and Safety Queensland. According to Workplace Health and Safety Queensland, a worker received fatal injuries to his head when he was crushed between a tank and the vertical Read more…

Workplace Accident in the News

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] This news story appeared in the Toowoomba Chronicle about a fatal accident in the workplace which involved a man being injured by a cherry picker. Are your employees following correct safety procedures?  Contact Ag Training if you would like Read more…

Excavator Fatality on 25 March 2015 in QLD

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” text_font_size=”14″ use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Workplace Health and Safety Queensland reported that there was a fatal accident involving an excavator at a residential landscape site in Cornubia, QLD. Be sure to review your safety management to ensure you are operating machines in a safe Read more…