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A 34-year-old male employee of the Casino Meatworks has been hospitalised after cutting device that he was operating kicked back and made contact with part of his body

NSW Ambulance was despatched to the scene at around 8.30am this morning.

A doctor attending the scene assessed the man and decided he needed to be taken to Gold Coast University Hospital (GCUH).

The Westpac Life Saver Rescue Helicopter went out at 9.30 and assisted with the transfer to the Gold Coast.

‘Remarkably, he is in a in stable condition and has now been successfully transported to GCUH,’ a Helicopter Service spokesperson told Echonetdaily.


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