Worker dies after fall

A bindery finishing operator has died in hospital yesterday after falling about 1.4 metres at a Clayton South marketing and printing business on October 1.


It is believed the 64-year-old man was accessing a box on the first shelf of a pallet rack and was hoisting himself onto it when he fell forward onto a concrete floor.

WorkSafe is investigating the incident.

The death brings the workplace fatality toll to 56 for 2020, five more than at the same time last year.