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Date PostedMarch 28, 2019

Man on Elevated Work Platform Dies after Making Contact with Live Powelines

A man has been killed while working from an elevated work platform, after making contact with live overhead power-lines.

The incident happened in Hughesdale in Melbourne’s south-east, outside a house near Oakleigh Station.

While the circumstances surrounding the incident are unclear, police will prepare a report for the coroner.

WorkSafe is investigating the incident.

Source: https://www.theage.com.au/national/victoria/man-working-on-elevated-platform-dies-after-contact-with-powerlines-20190207-p50wbk.html

Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning and web strategy firm based in George St Brisbane. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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