STAWELL – A 35-year old man remains in a critical condition after a workplace accident at the site of the Stawell Abattoirs last weekend.
Worksafe are investigating the incident which occurred while the man was in the process of unloading sheep from a semi-trailer.
When the truck loading ramp the man was standing on collapsed, he fell and was struck by a piece of equipment, suffering serious head injuries.
He was airlifted to the Alfred Hospital in Melbourne where he remains in a critical condition.
The incident occurred at 2.30pm Saturday afternoon with Worksafe investigators arriving at 3.30pm.
Investigations continue in to the circumstances surrounding the accident.