Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating three fatal incidents that occurred last week in Queensland.

Source: Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating three fatal incidents that occurred last week in Queensland.

A worker was electrocuted while working on a billboard in the western Brisbane suburb of Sherwood.

A young worker was electrocuted on a construction site at Clermont, 250 km south west of Mackay.

A worker was killed during the erection of an electrical transmission tower at Jandowae, north-west of Toowoomba. A section of the tower fell while being lifted by a crane.

Could this happen anywhere your employees are working?

This alert is a reminder for you and your organisation to consider the effectiveness of your safety management systems in preventing an incident like this from occurring at a workplace.

For information on workplace health and safety visit the Workplace Health and Safety Queensland website atwww.worksafe.qld.gov.au

For information on electrical safety visit the Electrical Safety Office website at www.eso.qld.gov.au

Please note: Workplace Health and Safety Queensland cannot comment on the progress of individual investigations. Each workplace incident is different, so the time taken to complete a thorough investigation will vary depending on the circumstances. More complex incidents may take many months to complete.

Work safe. Home safe.

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