A truck driver sustained fatal crush injuries when she became trapped between the truck’s tray and the arm of the crane while loading timber using a slewing truck mounted crane.
A cleaner sustained fatal injuries when attempting to hold down a section of rope bunting placed across a car park entrance. The cleaner was dragged for a distance by the rope, which caught on the tailgate of a vehicle’s trailer.
A person carrying out repairs to a dam drowned when the boat overturned.
An employee sustained fatal injuries from a 5.7 metres fall through fibreglass sheeting while working on the roof of a shearing shed.
A worker sustained fatal crush injuries while attempting to load a trailer onto a truck using a vehicle loading crane.
A tour operator drowned when he was washed from rocks while trying to throw a floatation device to another tourist (who had fallen into the sea).
A volunteer sustained fatal injuries after falling 2.7 metres from a freestanding veranda.
21-12-2003 Asam Abdic - Findings Blaslov Fishing
A deckhand drowned after falling overboard from a prawn trawler.
A man sustained fatal injuries when he fell from the roof of a single storey house.
A self employed farmer sustained fatal injuries when the tractor tyre he was inflating exploded.
25-02-2004 Trevor Benson - Business SOLD/No further action taken
A worker sustained fatal crush injuries when the stacker of the crushing plant he was working on collapsed.
Two workers (driver and passenger) sustained fatal injuries when their 41 tonne Ore truck veered across a quarry access road and off an embankment, rolling approximately 35 metres before coming to rest on the embankment wall.
A child suffered fatal injuries when the trailer he was riding on overturned.
A self employed contractor suffered fatal injuries after falling from a roof.
A worker sustained fatal injuries when the cutting disc of the angle grinder he was using disintegrated.
01-05-2004 Kerry Dean Mercer - Findings LEXAID
A worker sustained fatal injuries when he was hit by a prime mover while inspecting underground fuel tank inspection/filling points.
A truck driver sustained fatal injuries when the truck he was driving veered off the road.
A man suffered fatal injuries when he was trapped in the rubbish holding compartment of a waste truck.
05-06-2004 Daniel Madeley - Findings EEAGTS
A 1st year apprentice toolmaker sustained fatal injuries when he became entangled around the spindle of the horizontal boring machine he was operating.