Man injured in tractor incident

A man was taken to a hospital Tuesday afternoon after an incident involving a tractor in north-western Victoria.

The man, aged in his 60s, was working on the tractor when it fell on him.

The incident happened at a property approximately, 16 km south of Mildura.

Tractor incidents are the most common source of deaths and severe injuries across Australian farms.

Safe Work Australia’s Work-related injuries and fatalities on Australian farms, March 2013 report shows there were 14 tractor-related incidents that involved the worker being trapped or crushed by a tractor from 1 July 2003 to 30 June 2011.

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