Toilet cleaner hit by plummeting scaffold

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A worker sustained serious injuries when scaffold fell on his head as he cleaned a portable toilet. The 38-year-old man was assigned to disinfect the mobile loo on a construction site in Schwarzach, Vorarlberg, yesterday afternoon (Tues). He was severely injured when parts of scaffolding moved by a crane dropped on his head. The cleaner […]

Farmer dies under tractor

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An elderly farmer died after his tractor fell on top of him as he worked in a forest in Upper Austria.The 80-year-old was already dead when he was discovered by a hiker in woodland outside Pfarrkirchen in the province¬ís Rohrbach district this morning (Fri). Police said he might have died instantly after the vehicle overturned […]