Construction Safety: Collapsed Wall Hospitalises Two Workers
The men were doing construction on an apartment complex the morning the accident occurred said a spokeswoman for Worksafe Victoria, Rosanna Bonaccurso,
The men were evening out concrete on a wall when the rock supported by the wall fell onto them, she said.
“The rock has fallen off the wall onto them,” she said. “They were both transported to hospital.”
The Metropolitan Fire Brigade arrived at the scene and had to pry of the men out of the rubble using a crane.
Bonaccurso revealed Worksafe Victoria issued a prohibition notice on the site preventing any further work until an engineer has conducted a thorough investigation of the site.
Both men suffered minor injuries – one an injured hip, the other an injured wrist – and were taken to the Alfred Hospital.
More info on Construction Safety
Latest OHS news
What Participants Say
“In over 20 years of training, this was one of the best courses I’ve ever attended.”
“Great! The instructor made it interesting and enjoyable”
” We heard that AlertForce delivers one of the best courses around so the boss decided to send me to Australia from New Zealand.”
“I liked the trainer’s positive outlook and uplifting approach towards completing the long day.”
“Very competent training course. Trainer was very knowledgeable on subject.”
“AlertForce provided an excellent trainer, knowledgeable on the topic and allowed for active questioning.”
“Informative and concise training delivered at the right pace.”
“The Trainer was very engaging”
“Interesting, informative, relevant.”