Royal Adelaide Hospital Construction Site Accident

 

Workers at Royal Adelaide Hospital construction site vote to walk off job after

royal adelaide hospitla construction site acccident

This tragic accident ocurred this morning in Adelaide, as reported by the ABC below:
 
ABC Online – ‎5 hours ago‎
About 1,400 workers will stop work at the new Royal Adelaide Hospital construction site until Tuesday after a fellow worker was critically injured. A 54-year-old man suffered serious head and neck injuries at the worksite yesterday when he was crushed …

 Credits: Workers at Royal Adelaide Hospital construction site vote to walk off job … – ABC Online

 

Union secretary Aaron Cartledge said the workers were too traumatised and distraught to return to work this morning.

“A lot of people are still doing it hard out there, a lot of guys are very emotional,” he said.

Working from heights on equipment like a Scissor Lift is an activity that should have specific training for all participating workers.  

Working from heights, although covered briefly in the White Card course, is also a separate qualification, although it is not clear in this event, whether the tradesman would have required the WFH ticket in this case or not.

WhiteCardOnlineExpress.com.auas safety training exponents send condolances, thoughts and prayers to the injured worker's family and friends.

 

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