Friday 06 April 2018

Worker dies after being struck by tractor attachment

A man in his 20s has died after being struck by a tractor attachment at a property at Carwarp, near Mildura.

 

It is believed the man was working in the vicinity of a tractor which was towing the attachment when he was struck about 4.30am.

The man was taken to hospital but later died from his injuries. WorkSafe is investigating.

The fatality brings the number of confirmed workplace deaths in Victoria this year to nine.

 

Further Information

WorkSafe media enquiries: Peter Flaherty: 0478 881 663, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Kathleen O'Dwyer: 0435 409 975, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Public enquiries: Call the WorkSafe Advisory Service on 1800 136 089 between 8:30am and 5pm Monday to Friday, email info@worksafe.vic.gov.au or write to Advisory Service, PO Box 4306, Melbourne, 3001.