Man Killed After Forklift Flips In Workplace Incident At Hope Island

Workplace Health and Safety investigates

Man Killed After Forklift Flips In Workplace Incident At Hope Island

Workplace Health and Safety is investigating the death of a man, who was crushed by a forklift at Hope Island yesterday evening.

The man, believed to be in his late 30s, became trapped under the heavy machinery when it rolled at Superior Jetties near the Hope Harbour Marina around 4pm on Wednesday.

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He was freed a short time later, but despite paramedics racing to the workshop and trying to save him, the man succumbed to his injuries and died at the scene.

Workplace Health and Safety officers were at the scene last night, trying to work out exactly what happened in the lead up to the tragedy.

 

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