WorkSafe investigates death of worker near Esperance

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WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 25-year-old worker at Condingup (east of Esperance) yesterday.

The man was believed to have been working on the roof of a shed when he and another worker fell. The other worker was injured in the fall.

Inspectors travelled to the site this morning 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 Darren Kavanagh said any work-related death was a tragedy, and relayed his sincere condolences to the man’s family.

Media Contact: Caroline De Vaney, 6251 2363 or 0408 927563 (media queries only).

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Media release
12 Mar 2020

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