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Young Father Killed in Freak Nailgun Accident!



Yesterday, a New Zealand builder was killed in a freak accident after falling off a ladder and shooting himself in the chest with a nail gun.

ATTENTION ALL BUSINESS OWNERS


Yesterday, a New Zealand builder was killed in a freak accident after falling off a ladder and shooting himself in the chest with a nail gun.

Robert Barr, 31, died early yesterday morning after the incident on a rural property in Waipukurau, when a nail gun fired as he was climbing down a ladder. Tony Lepelaar, the Central Rugby and Sports Club premier manager and a builder by trade, said the manner of Mr Barr's sudden and unexpected death had rocked the small community.


It is reported that initially Mr Barr appeared in good spirits after the accident, seen walking around and eventually managing to pull the nail out. Mr Barr even walked onto the rescue helicopter which transported him to hospital. Unfortunately he died later in hospital from his injuries, the incident has been referred to the Coroner and Worksafe New Zealand has already begun its investigations. Mr Barr leaves behind his new wife and baby.


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Don’t let an untimely and unexpected accident like this occur in your workplace! As an employer you are liable for the safety of your workers and could face over $1.5 million in fines and jail time if you fail to comply with occupational health and safety regulations.


WHS Solutions can help ensure that your employees are working in the safest possible environment by making sure your workplace complies with all the relevant regulations.  WHS Solutions is an outsourced team of health and safety consultants, we work side-by-side with you manage your occupational health and safety systems with our WHSS Safety System. Our highly trained team of consultants provide assessment and certification to meet all our applicable workplace health and safety regulations. This ensures that your employees are fully covered and can feel confident in their safety at work.


Enlisting WHS Solutions to manage your occupational health and safety is the smartest way to avoid not only workplace incidents but also big money losses.

The team at WHS Solutions has combined experience of over 132 years and works with companies all over Western Australia. After just 20 minutes with an experienced WHS consultant you can learn if your company is compliant and how you can improve.

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