Man’s foot amputated after horror workplace accident

AN abattoir worker has had his foot amputated after it reportedly got stuck in a conveyor belt.

The accident happened at a workplace at Oakey on the Darling Downs just after midnight.

Queensland Ambulance confirmed the man, aged in his 50s, was treated at the scene by paramedics for a significant lower leg injury.


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He was then airlifted to Royal Brisbane Hospital, where he underwent surgery.

Workplace Health and Safety are investigating.

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