A horrific construction accident in Melbourne’s west has resulted in the amputation of one man’s foot.

The 40 year old construction worker was injured in the workplace incident at a site in West Melbourne recently.

He was rushed to Royal Melbourne Hospital in a serious condition. Work was shut down at the site following the incident and WorkSafe Victoria began an investigation.

This incident highlights the high risk nature of construction  work and the importance of safety training for construction workers. Find out more about general construction induction training here.


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