Woolworths workers crushed by falling pallets in supermarket distribution center – all three rushed to hospital
- Three Woolworths workers crushed by pallets
- They were injured at the supermarket’s distribution center
- The men suffered head injuries and were rushed to hospital
Three men have been seriously injured after being crushed by pallets at a Woolworths factory.
The major workplace incident occurred at about 3:30pm Tuesday at the Woolworths Distribution Center in Minchinbury in western Sydney.
The workers, aged between 20 and 30, were hit by falling pallets and pinned to the ground in the middle.
It is clear that one of the men was crushed by the pallets and the other two were injured after coming to the aid of their colleague.
The three employees suffered head injuries and were rushed to Westmead Hospital.
Three Woolworths employees have been seriously injured at the supermarket’s distribution center in western Sydney
One of the men was taken to hospital, the other two were taken by ambulance.
A Primary Connect spokesperson told Daily Mail Australia the injured workers were being ‘supported’.
“Three team members from our regional distribution center in Sydney were transported to hospital this afternoon following an incident,” they said.
“We support the team members and their families.”
The three men, aged between 20 and 30, suffered head injuries after being struck by falling pallets and pinned to the ground in the middle.
“We would like to thank the emergency services involved and we are helping the competent authorities.”
Primary Connect is Woolworths’ supply chain platform.
Daily Mail Australia has contacted Safework NSW for comment.