Wednesday 02 January 2019

Child dies in farm incident

A two-year-old boy has died following an incident involving a tractor at a farm at Naringal in the state’s south-west this morning.

It is believed a spreader attachment was being removed from the tractor in a machine shed when the incident occurred. The child died at the scene.

WorkSafe is investigating.

Further Information

WorkSafe media enquiries: Kathleen O'Dwyer: 0435 409 975, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Jeremy Venosta: 0466 733 523, 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.