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Court Summary - at a glance
- Ensured that an effective traffic management plan was fully implemented prior to commencing operations at the site;
- Ensured workers were provided with adequate information, training and supervision regarding traffic management when they began working at the site.
At the end of his shift, the victim walked through the warehouse to collect his jacket and was hit by a turning forklift which trapped him against shelving on his left side, crushing his body against the racking and running over his foot.
The victim spent 35 days in hospital and re-admitted due to issues with infection. He had 15 surgeries in the 15 months following his accident. He suffered from depression and post-traumatic stress disorder.