WorkSafe investigates death of worker near Harvey

WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 56-year-old man at a property at Uduc near Harvey yesterday.

The man was believed to have unloaded several horses from a large transport vehicle when a door/ramp dropped on to him.

WorkSafe inspectors travelled to the site from the Bunbury office and are investigating the circumstances of the incident.

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

Acting WorkSafe Executive Director Ian Munns said any work-related death was a tragedy, and relayed his sincere condolences to the man’s wife and family.

Media contact:
Caroline De Vaney
9327 8744 or 0408 927 563 (media enquiries only).
caroline.devaney@commerce.wa.gov.au
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WorkSafe
Media release
28 Mar 2013

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