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Incident reports

Incident reports
Article Type:
News
Publication Date:
2012-10-19
Jurisdiction:
New Zealand

APNZ reports a worker was killed near the Homer Tunnel in an incident involving a compressed air hose.

The Bay of Plenty Times reports two ambulance officers had to be decontaminated after taking a man with paraquat poisoning to Tauranga Hospital. He later died.

Fairfax reports a meatworker with two fingers left hanging by a flap of skin after an incident with a hock cutter initially declined the hospital's offer to reattach them on the grounds that he would prefer to lose his fingers than give up smoking.

Fairfax reports a woman received moderate injuries when she was crushed between a 650kg cow and a stockyard fence.

Fairfax reports a man's arm was trapped in a machine at Te Kuiti Meat Processors.

 


Organisations Mentioned:
Te Kuiti Meat Processors
Reference No:
121019CA-8828

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