Tuesday 05 January 2016

First workplace fatality for 2016

An electrician working on the roof of a retail outlet in the northern suburb of Dallas has been electrocuted.

The man, 24, died at the scene.

WorkSafe is investigating.

It is the first workplace fatality for 2016.

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.