Worker killed in forklift incident

A 44-year-old worker died when a shipping container fell onto the forklift he was operating in Dandenong South yesterday.
News article published

Tuesday 18 Jan 2022

Industries and topics
  • Transport, logistics and warehousing
  • Forklifts

It is understood a component of the forklift failed as the shipping container was being lifted at about 6:07am, causing the container to fall back onto the driver's cabin.

WorkSafe is investigating.

The death is the second workplace fatality for 2022, two more than at the same time last year.