A recent article highlighted the significant number of apprentices in the ACT that are being injured with some of them lodging compensation claims.
Recently 3 apprentices were seriously hurt on Canberra worksites, with up to 7 trainee tradies lodging compensation claims.
In case you have any apprentice concerns these are some of the injuries you should look for, as these are some of the serious injuries reported by apprentices,
- nail guns and screws to limbs
- timber and metal in eyes
- lacerated fingers
- heads hitting metal brackets
- strained backs
- twisted ankles