WorkSafe investigates another farm death

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WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 35-year-old female farmhand at a property near Collie on the 20 October.

The woman was reported to have been thrown from a quad bike while rounding up cattle, which resulted in fatal injuries.

WorkSafe investigators examine the circumstances of incidents with a view to ensuring compliance and preventing future incidents of a similar nature.

WorkSafe WA Commissioner Darren Kavanagh said any work-related death was a tragedy, and relayed his sincere condolences to the woman’s family and other workers at the farm.

Media contact: Caroline De Vaney 6251 2363 or 0408 927563 (media enquiries only).

caroline.devaney@dmirs.wa.gov.au

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Media release
21 Oct 2022

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