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Date Posted27/08/2017

North Queensland Workplace Incident Leads to Worker Injury

A worker was serious injured in a workplace accident in Queensland’s north.

The man, in his thirties became trapped between a loader and a wall during the incident on Friday afternoon.He was reportedly at work at a north Brisbane business at the time.

Paramedics treated the worker for pelvic injuries at the scene before transporting him to Mackay Base Hospital in a stable condition for further treatment.

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Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/08/man-injured-workplace-incident-north-queensland/#.WZn_MNElHIV

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