In March, a man lost his foot after a workplace accident at a luxury apartment development in West Melbourne.
Miladin Adamovic was working on an external lift at the Melbourne Village complex in West Melbourne in March when his foot was clipped, leaving it “hanging by a bit of skin”.
The 40-year-old father was rushed to the Royal Melbourne Hospital but surgeons were unable to save his foot.
In January, a truck driver died after his vehicle rolled over him at a work site in Kew, and in a separate incident a teenage tradesman was electrocuted while installing an airconditioner in Melbourne’s west.
In September last year, a 48-year-old man died when a 1.5-tonne tub of concrete fell from a crane at a work site in Box Hill, in Melbourne’s east.