WorkSafe investigates death of worker at Bunbury

WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a road worker at a site in Bunbury this morning.

The man was believed to have been working on the road at the site when he was struck by a grader.

Inspectors from WorkSafe’s Bunbury office attended the site on the corner of Robertson Drive and Somerville Drive, and will interview witnesses and investigate the circumstances.

WorkSafe thoroughly investigates serious work-related injuries and deaths in WA with a view to preventing future incidents of a similar nature.

WorkSafe WA Commissioner Lex McCulloch said any work-related death was a tragedy, and relayed his sincere condolences to the man’s family.

Media contact:
Caroline De Vaney
9327 8744 or 0408 927563 (media enquiries only).
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Media release
30 Apr 2013

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