Abbatoir Worker Loses Foot in Horror Machinery Accident

Man loses foot in horror accident

Abbatoir Worker Loses Foot in Horror Machinery Accident

A 59-year-old Oakey abbatoir worker has lost his foot after a terrifying accident in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The man was transported to the Brisbane Royal and Women’s Hospital where doctors worked to re-attach the foot but unfortunately the procedure was unsuccessful.

The man’s foot was trapped in a conveyor belt as he was cleaning equipment.

He is expected to undergo more surgery today.

Workplace Health and Safety investigations continue.

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