Worker injured at shipyard

A worker has been seriously injured at a shipyard this morning in Henderson, Western Australia. 

BAE Systems confirms an accident happened while the employee was working at the company’s shipyard south of Perth. 

The rescue helicopter attended the scene, airlifting the employee to the Royal Perth Hospital suffering suspected pelvis injuries. 

BAE Systems said the worker’s family has been notified and that it is too early to speculate about the cause of the incident. 

Worksafe WA has been notified and is expected to conduct further investigations.

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