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Incident

Fatal workplace accident involving a silo

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Introduction
A 63-year-old man has tragically lost his life in a workplace accident after becoming trapped in a silo at Salt Creek, South Australia.

Key Points

  • A 63-year-old man died after being trapped in a silo at Salt Creek.
  • Emergency services were called to the property on the Princes Highway around 4:15 pm on Friday.
  • The incident is being treated as a workplace accident.
  • Safework SA is investigating the circumstances of the incident.

Details of the Accident
The incident occurred at a property on the Princes Highway at Salt Creek, approximately 210 kilometers southeast of Adelaide. The man became trapped in a silo under unknown circumstances. Emergency services were called to the scene, but sadly, the man could not be saved.

Investigation
Safework SA is currently investigating the incident to determine the cause of the fatality and any potential workplace safety breaches. Police will prepare a report for the coroner.

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