Man dies while unloading trailer

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WorkSafe is investigating the death of a man at a factory in Pakenham yesterday.

The man, 32, was preparing to help unload an industrial oven from a trailer when it fell on him. He suffered crush injuries and died at the scene. The incident took place at around 3.20pm.

The man’s death takes the number of confirmed workplace fatalities in Victoria this year to seven, compared to 10 at the same time last year.

Source: WorkSafe