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01 Feb12
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A worker was injured while clearing a log from beneath a slasher which had been attached to a tractor via a three-point linkage connection.

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01 Jan12
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An incident occurred involving a large hydraulic excavator that was engulfed in fire while in operation.

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01 Nov11
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In 2009-2010, three workers were electrocuted during installing of insulation in ceiling spaces and a fourth died of heat stress while in a ceiling space.

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01 Sep11
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There have been incidents where steel columns have collapsed during building construction, all involving the use of chemical anchorages.

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01 Jun11
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A person received fatal injuries while working under a two post vehicle hoist. A vehicle had been suspended on the hoist enabling the person to work beneath the vehicle.

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01 May11
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There have been several incidents where workers have suffered fatal or serious injuries when carrying out inspections or undertaking maintenance/repair work underneath raised tipping or tilting tra

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01 Mar11
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While attempting to retrieve an item of plant from a wine storage tank being emptied, a worker was temporarily asphyxiated.

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01 Mar11
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A shearer was fatally injured after being struck in the neck by a wide comb handpiece.

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01 Jan11
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A person was standing on the lower deck of a multi-deck car carrier when the moveable deck was operated. The person was trapped between the upper and lower deck sustaining fatal injuries.

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01 Oct10
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A person was pushing a shopping trolley on an upward travelling moving walk when the trolley moved backwards.

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