Man seriously injured in Gold Coast workplace accident

A MAN has been rushed to hospital following a nasty workplace accident on the Gold Coast.

It’s understood the man was injured at EDMO Equipment, an industrial business on Olney Court in Southport, just before 2.30pm on Thursday.

The business specialises in hydraulic jacks and tyre presses and supplies hydraulic equipment to mines.


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The Queensland Ambulance High Acuity Response Unit (HARU) attended the scene where critical care paramedics treated the man for serious head and chest injuries.

It’s understood he was injured while using high-pressure machinery.

The man has since been rushed by ambulance to the Gold Coast University Hospital.

A Queensland Ambulance spokesperson said he was transported in a serious but stable condition.

Initial reports suggested the man was aged in his 60s.