A worker at a Tasmanian meatworks has been taken to hospital
with severe burns after a pressure cooker in a fat rendering
Police say the 59-year-old man received burns to his face,
arms and chest when the pressure cooker at Tasmanian Quality
Meats in Cressy exploded at about 6.10pm yesterday.
The man was taken to Launceston General Hospital in a serious
but stable condition.
Workplace Standards will investigate the accident.