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Stone slab crushing incident sparks alert

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a safety alert following the recent death of a worker who was crushed by stone slabs she was unloading in a shipping container.

WorkSafe Victoria has issued a safety alert following the recent death of a worker who was crushed by stone slabs she was unloading in a shipping container.

There have been a number of similar crushing incidents in Victoria this year.

WorkSafe Victoria says the risk of crushing or entrapment while unpacking shipping containers is increased when the following occurs:

Click here for further information on controlling risks associated with unloading objects from shipping containers.

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