Two men were killed and another suffered critical head injuries in three separate incidents at the weekend.
A confronting public awareness campaign that highlights the risks associated with quad bike use has been launched by WorkSafe Victoria.
Victorian farmers are being encouraged to take part in a $6 million rebate scheme to help reduce quad bike deaths in Victoria.
The death of a farmer on a property near Cobden last night brings to seven the number of people killed in a horrifying three-week period in Victorian workplaces.
A farmer in his late 60s died when his quad bike overturned on a property at Murrindindi, near Yea, yesterday afternoon. He was not found until late last night.
A dairy company which allowed its employees to drive quad bikes with defective brakes and without wearing helmets was fined $40,000 in the Colac Magistrates’ Court last month.