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Type of Property

Residential

Incident

Workplace accident involving a scissor lift

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Introduction
A man in his 60s is in critical condition after a workplace accident in Ipswich, Queensland, where he became trapped between a scissor lift and a fence.

Key Points

  • The incident occurred around 7 am on Torch Street, east Ipswich.
  • The man sustained life-threatening injuries to his abdomen, chest, and head.
  • He was transported to Princess Alexandra Hospital in critical condition.
  • Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating the incident.

Details of the Accident
The worker, aged in his 60s, became trapped between a scissor lift and a fence at a residential property on Torch Street in east Ipswich. The Queensland Ambulance Service responded to the incident around 7:08 am.

Investigation and Response
Workplace Health and Safety Queensland has confirmed that they are investigating the incident to determine the cause of the accident and any potential safety breaches.

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