A man was injured recently while working in the Western Downs Region. The man, believed to be in his thirties, is recovering in hospital after being struck by metal.
The incident occurred around 9:30am north-west of Toowoomba.
The man was treated by ambulance paramedics on the scene and was then flown to Toowoomba Hospital by the RACQ LifeFlight helicopter.
The incident is a reminder of the risks of falling objects on work sites, particularly in the construction industry.