Worker Impaled on Construction Site

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A man had to be rushed via CareFlight to hospital after he was impaled by a metal rod on a construction site.

The man fell 4 metres before the steel rod went straight through hit thigh.

The 26 year old man was conscious throughoout the etire ordeal.

This incident reminds us about the risks associated with construction.

In Australia, all workers in the construction must first unergo workplace safety and education training, the white card.

Source: http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/newslocal/north-shore/construction-worker-impales-his-leg-on-a-steel-bar-after-falling-four-metres-in-willoughby/news-story/bb8eb871ccc3113eb8626f1739ec20fe

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