The worker was emptying grape juice and skins (known as marc) from a Potter overhead fermentation tank into a mobile bin when the rapid discharge of contents from the tank caused the bin to move and crush the worker.
WorkCover NSW has developed a Wine Industry Safety Strategy to promote safety, and reduce fatalities and serious injuries in the sector.
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