CFMEU says Barangaroo Accident Forklift Driver Didn’t Have Ticket

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Source: Smh.com.au

The forklift driver involved in the accident at the Barangaroo construction site in August, which left a co-worker with serious injuries apparently didn’t hold the appropriate licence, a NSW CFMEU official claims.

During the incident last month, a worker in his 40’s was injured and had to be rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital for treatment.

Rita Mallia, president of the CFMEU’s NSW construction division said the driver was not in possession of the appropriate high risk licence.

The worker was hit by the forklift while on the ground, marking the area, Mallia claimed.

Read more: http://www.smh.com.au/nsw/cfmeu-forklift-driver-involved-in-barangaroo-accident-did-not-hold-ticket-20150808-giuojr.html#ixzz3kQXcuYzP

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