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Date PostedSeptember 6, 2018

Worker Dies in Trench Accident in Victoria

Tragedy has struck on a Melbourne construction site, claiming the life of a worker who fell into a trench on the Springridge housing estate.

The man was working in the suburb of Wallan 45km from the city in a trench about 2 metres wide and 8-10 metres deep.

Emergency services personnel arrived at the scene before 3pm and attended to the man however he tragically died on the scene. Emergency services and volunteers were helping rescue the man from the trench when police confirmed he had died, a little after 4pm.

Read more at https://www.gladstoneobserver.com.au/news/worker-dies-in-trench-accident-on-melbourne-buildi/3495189/

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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