WorkSafe investigates death of worker in Boyup Brook

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WorkSafe Inspectors are travelling to Boyup Brook to investigate the work-related death of a logging worker at a worksite. 

Inspectors will interview witnesses and investigate the circumstances.

The man was believed to have been felling trees and was crushed.

WorkSafe thoroughly investigates serious work-related injuries and deaths in Western Australia with the aim of prevention.

WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said any work death is a tragedy and sends his sincere condolences to the man’s family.


Media contact:  Janette Gerreyn 0403770564 (media enquiries only. Until Monday 3 September 2012)
Caroline De Vaney 9327 8744 or 0408 927563 (media enquiries only).

WorkSafe
Media release
28 Aug 2012

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