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Turf QLD Industry Alert |Tractor Operator Killed

Tractor Operator Killed

The Electrical Safety Office and Workplace Health and Safety Queensland are investigating a fatal incident that happened on Thursday 3 March 2016 near Dalby.

The operator of a tractor with a boom spray that had made contact with a high voltage powerline was killed. It appears that the contract worker had exited the tractor and made contact with the arm of the boom spray and the ground at the time of the incident.

Could this happen anywhere your employees are working?

This alert is a reminder for you and your organisation to consider the effectiveness of your safety management systems in preventing an incident like this from occurring at your workplace.

For electrical safety information visit or call 1300 362 128.


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