News Releases

MFB specialist called to rescue female from paint mixer.

back to list
24 May 2012
MFB specialist rescue operators and firefighters were called to an entrapment at a paint company in Brunswick yesterday afternoon.

On arrival they found a 25 year old female worker with her hand and arm trapped within a paint mixer.  It took firefighters 20 minutes to release her from the shaft of the equipment. 

Paramedics administered pain relief during the extraction and she was later transported to hospital by ambulance.

Worksafe will be investigating.

No information available to download
Back to top
Facts and Features
Safety Tip

The Australasian Fire and Emergency Services Authority Council (AFAC) recommends monthly testing of smoke alarms to ensure they are working correctly.

Its True

Only working Smoke Alarms save lives.

Dial 000 for emergency