Monday 09 May 2016

Man dies after being struck by bobcat

A man has died after an incident at a rubbish transfer station in the Geelong suburb of Grovedale on Friday.

It is understood the man, 19, was sorting rubbish when he was struck by the machine. He died at the scene.

WorkSafe is investigating.

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 Caitlin Rode: 0434 685 577, 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.