Thursday 07 January 2016

Young dairy farmer electrocuted near Cobram

A dairy farmer was electrocuted last night at a farm in Yarroweyah, near Cobram in northern Victoria.

It is understood the man, 21, was working on a submersible pump in a drainage pit. 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.