WorkSafe investigates death of worker at Esperance

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WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 31-year-old meat processing worker at a worksite in Esperance this morning.

The woman was believed to have been working with machinery.

Inspectors are travelling to the site to 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 Acting Executive Director Ian Munns said any work-related death was a tragedy, and relayed his sincere condolences to the woman’s family.

Media contact:  Caroline Devaney 9327 8744 or 0408 927563 (media enquiries only).

Media release
15 Feb 2012

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