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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
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
A mill hand was fatally injured when he was crushed by a moving component of the machine he was working on.
Synthetic fibre slings or 'soft' slings are regularly used in workplaces for the lifting and moving of loads by cranes.
Wood chippers are powerful machines used to reduce tree trunks and branches into small wood chips through the action of a cutting disc.
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.
An incident occurred involving a large hydraulic excavator that was engulfed in fire while in operation.
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.
There have been incidents where steel columns have collapsed during building construction, all involving the use of chemical anchorages.
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