Friday 14 August 2015

Crane update: all roads clear to open

Statement from Marnie Williams,
Executive Director of Health of Safety, in relation to the collapsed crane at Southbank

Following the successful work to lower the crane boom today, roads around the site have been declared safe to be re-opened. VicRoads has been informed.

Work continues on the site to dismantle the remainder of the crane and the structures on which it rests.

WorkSafe continues to investigate the cause of the incident.

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 Kate Fawcett: 0478 305 640, 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.