WorkSafe investigates death of worker at Wootatting

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WorkSafe is investigating the work-related death of a 63-year-old truck driver at a workplace in Wootatting (near York) yesterday.

The man was believed to have been performing repair or maintenance work on a truck in a workshop when he was caught between the wheel arch and the tyre.

Inspectors travelled to the site last night and will continue to closely examine 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.

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 enquiries only).

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Media release
06 Nov 2019

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