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A tragic incident occurred at Mulch N More’s Brinkley depot near Murray Bridge, South Australia, where a 30-year-old worker from Adelaide Hills was crushed to death by a dump truck due to a hydraulic hoist failure.
Details of the Incident
The accident happened just after 7 AM on Friday when the hydraulic hoist of the truck failed, causing the vehicle’s tray to collapse on the worker. Despite being rushed to the hospital, the man succumbed to his injuries.
Following the incident, the landscaping business was closed, and workers were sent home. SafeWork SA and the police are conducting an investigation to determine the cause of the accident and evaluate safety procedures at the site.
Court’s Decision and Impact on Victims[No information provided on the court’s decision as the case is currently under investigation.]