8 of the most common injuries at work

If you’ve been injured at work, you’re not alone. Every year, millions of people are injured on the job. Some of these injuries are minor, while others can be quite serious. If you’ve been hurt at work, it’s important to seek medical attention and to find out if you have a case.

Injured support worker wins TPD claim of over $150,000 after slipping in shower

In 2019, a client of ROCHE Legal in their late 50’s was working as a disability support worker. The support worker was unfortunately injured at work when assisting an elderly resident in a well-known disability support and aged care facility take a shower. Specifically, the injury occurred when the support worker slipped in the shower causing the worker to lose balance and twist their knee.

Delivery worker’s leg severed

The 32-year-old delivery truck worker has lost his leg and is now fighting for life in a terrifying ordeal on Thursday. The delivery driver was unpacking the truck when a Toyota Tarago crashed into the back of it crushing him against the truck.

Worker seriously injured at Mall

Just after 11.30am this morning (Saturday, 10 September) emergency services were called to a report which initially came from an off-duty police officer of a workplace accident at Westfield Warringah Mall, Brookvale. A worker using a power tool had cut through an electrical supply line near the Rebel sport store, which is in the area near Coles.