Two dead in workplace incidents

Two people have died as a result of separate incidents during a tragic 24 hours for Victorian workplaces.
News article published

Thursday 30 Apr 2020

A 34-year-old woman was crushed by marble slabs inside a shipping container at Dingley Village on Thursday morning.

It is believed she was helping unload the slabs at the time of the incident.

This follows the death of a 26 year-old man, who died in hospital on Wednesday night from serious head injuries after a fall at a Templestowe residential construction site on Monday.

WorkSafe is investigating both incidents.

The deaths bring the number of workplace fatalities to 22 for 2020.