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01 Sep14
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While using a sledge hammer to strike and loosen the hardened bucket tooth on earthmoving equipment, a worker received a serious chest injury when a shard of hardened steel from the tooth imbedded

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01 Feb14
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A worker was injured when struck in the head by a hydraulic hose and fitting that had suddenly separated from its connection point to a 50-tonne hydraulic jack while operating under pressure during

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01 Jan14
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A worker was fatally injured when hit and crushed by a falling vehicle axle assembly while it was being positioned ready for installation onto the vehicle.

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01 Jan13
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A mill hand was fatally injured when he was crushed by a moving component of the machine he was working on.

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01 Jan13
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Synthetic fibre slings or 'soft' slings are regularly used in workplaces for the lifting and moving of loads by cranes.

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01 Dec12
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A formwork employee, gaining access over a 1.2 metre high framework structure under construction, fell approximately 300mm onto an uncapped reinforcement bar, when the tie wire of the reinforcement

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01 Nov12
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A road worker was fatally injured when struck by a multi-tyred road roller during routine road repair activity.

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01 Oct12
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Wood chippers are powerful machines used to reduce tree trunks and branches into small wood chips through the action of a cutting disc.

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01 Aug12
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A person received serious burn injuries when an LPG barbeque cylinder, kept in a car boot on a hot day (34°C) for about one hour, released gas which was subsequently ignited when the boot door was

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01 Jun12
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An incident occurred involving the use of an H-frame roll cage in a retail store. H-frame roll cages are wheeled cages used for the movement of stock and goods.

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