A civil construction company has been charged by WorkSafe Victoria following the death of two workers after a trench collapsed in Ballarat in March 2018.
The men were laying pipe at the Winterfield Estate housing development in the Ballarat suburb of Delacombe on March 21 when the trench collapsed.
Following a comprehensive investigation by WorkSafe, Ballarat company Pipecon was charged with two breaches of Section 21of the Occupational Health and Safety Act:
The matter is listed for a filing hearing at the Ballarat Magistrates Court on 4 February 2019.
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