Investigations Continue in Fire Safety Incident
Workplace health and Safety are currently investigating an incident that left two workers with severe burns. Investigations are being conducted regarding fire safety regulations.
The two men suffered burns to their face and their head while conducting a welding process in the Airport Link tunnel at Kedron.
The incident occurred when a fire ignited while the men were welding. Both the ambulance service and firefighters arrived at the scene to deal with the incident in the tunnel wall.The men were subsequently taken to the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital to care for their burns.
An Airport Link spokesperson stated that every worker was evacuated and the emergency services were onsite to escort the two remaining workers.
Workplace Health and Safety continue their investigations, while the two workmen have since been released from the hospital.
Source : http://www.couriermail.com.au/news/queensland/two-men-burned-in-airport-link-tunnel-fire/story-e6freoof-1226128616174
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