Melbourne Health charged after patient death

Thursday, 20 June, 2019

Melbourne Health charged after patient death

WorkSafe has brought three charges against Melbourne Health under section 23 (1) of the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Act on 7 June, in relation to a death on 23 September 2013.

WorkSafe alleges that Melbourne Health breached the OHS Act on three occasions when it failed to ensure, so far as was reasonably practicable, that a 75-year-old male patient was not exposed to health or safety risks rising from the conduct of its undertaking.

WorkSafe Victoria said no more information is available at this time.

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