Facility

Workplace on Old Nine Mile Rd, Fairy Bower, Rockhampton.

Incident Type

Worker sustained a severe arm injury after becoming trapped in machinery.

Date of Incident

Wednesday morning, around 9:10 am.

Penalty Imposed

Investigation by WHSQ is in progress; details on penalties or findings are yet to be disclosed.

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Introduction

A man in his 30s has been seriously injured after his arm became trapped in machinery during a workplace accident in Fairy Bower, Rockhampton.

Details of the Incident

The incident took place at a site on Old Nine Mile Rd at approximately 9:10 am on Wednesday. The Queensland Ambulance Service (QAS) was called to the scene, where critical care paramedics assessed the worker’s significant arm injury.

Operational Context

Following the accident, the injured man was transported in a serious condition to Rockhampton Hospital. Queensland Police briefly attended the site before departing. Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ) has launched an investigation into the incident.

Court’s Decision and Impact on Victims

As the investigation by WHSQ is currently underway, specific details about court decisions or the impact on the victim are pending. WHSQ has not provided further comments due to the active status of the investigation.

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