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WorkSafe charges two elevator companies with workplace manslaughter

Feb 9th 2023

WorkSafe charges two elevator companies with workplace manslaughter

Victoria's OHS regulator, WorkSafe, has laid charges against two elevator companies after an apprentice was fatally electrocuted at a West Melbourne apartment.

The 21-year-old apprentice electrician was working on a car lift when he was electrocuted in March 2021.

The two companies have been charged with workplace manslaughter under the OHS Act.

They will appear in court on 1 March 2023 for a filing hearing.

Read more on the WorkSafe Victoria website.

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