A man has died at Sun Metals’ zinc refinery after becoming trapped under a hydraulic arm.
Emergency crews were called to the refinery, located 13km south of Townsville, at about 8:40am on Saturday after reports a worker was trapped.
The 36-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene.
Workplace Health and Safety and the Forensic Crash Unit are investigating the incident.
Australian Mining has approached Sun Metals for comment.
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