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Machinery entanglement marks first Victorian death for 2021

Monday 08, Feb 2021

Victoria has recorded its first workplace fatality for 2021 after, it is believed, a 29-year-old man suffered fatal injuries when he became entangled in machinery.

The incident took place just before 12:30 pm on Monday, 1 February at the production facility of a hay bale exporter in Bridgewater, near Bendigo.

The death marks Victoria’s first workplace fatality for 2021, which is 10 fewer than at the same time last year.

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating.

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