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Factory worker seriously injured after metal shelf collapses

Factory worker seriously injured

KwaZulu-Natal: At 12H22 Tuesday morning Netcare 911 responded to reports of an industrial incident on Aloefield Crescent in Springfield Park Durban. Reports from the scene indicate that a shelf supporting Aluminum pipes had fallen over onto a worker.

Factory worker seriously injured

The patient, an adult male was found to have sustained serious injuries and was treated on scene by an Advanced life support paramedics from various services while a Netcare 911 Rescue Technician and the Ethekwini Fire and Rescue Services worked to free the man from the debris.

Factory worker seriously injured

Due to the nature of the man’s injuries a Netcare 911 helicopter ambulance was activated to airlift the patient to a specialist facility for further treatment.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
Netcare 911
Suite 102, 1st Floor
Umhlanga Medical Centre
321 Umhlanga Rocks Drive
Umhlanga Ridge
4320
South Africa
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