Concerns for Seriously Injured Cooktown Quarry Workers | Statement 1

Friday 19th July 2019

18th July 2019

The Australian Workers’ Union (AWU) Queensland Branch Secretary Steve Baker said reports of another serious injury of a worker at a quarry site is devastating news.

“Our hearts go out to the man who was critically injured while at work at a quarry in Cooktown, as well as his his family, friends and work colleagues,” Steve Baker said.

“This recent incident highlights the need for all parties to work together to make workplaces safer. “Every worker should be able to go to work knowing they’ll be able to head home safe to their family at the end of every shift.”


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