Nov 11th 2022
Worker burned in Southland boiler incident
A worker is being treated for serious burns in hospital after a boiler incident in Southland.
The person was burned while working on a boiler on Tuesday night.
Emergency services were alerted to the incident just before 11 pm.
A spokesperson for St John Ambulance said a rescue chopper was tasked to Edendale at about 10.43 pm.
The rescue chopper transported the injured worker to Christchurch hospital in a serious condition.
WorkSafe inspectors visited the scene soon after the incident.
Originally published in the Stuff.
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