Electrocution on roof kills young worker

Friday, 18 January, 2019

Electrocution on roof kills young worker

A 19-year-old worker has been killed after he was electrocuted on the roof of a Melbourne home on Tuesday, 15 January 2019.

It is thought that the man was electrocuted while installing an air conditioner on the roof of the two-storey Plumpton dwelling.

WorkSafe Victoria is investigating.

The fatality brings the number of workplace deaths this year to three, compared to one at the same time last year.

Image credit: ©iStockphoto.com/Nikita Rogul

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