Man killed in workplace incident

March 13, 2024 7:04 am in by

A man has died in hospital following a workplace incident at Park Avenue.

Around 11.40am yesterday, a 68-year-old Yeppoon man became trapped in machinery at a worksite on Knight Street.

He was eventually freed and taken to Rockhampton Hospital in a critical condition with significant head injuries, but later died.

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A Workplace Health and Safety Queensland investigation has been launched.

It’s the fourth serious workplace incident in Central Queensland in the past 14 days and it’s the second fatal incident.