Man Killed in Collie Mine Accident

Workplace Accident at Griffin Coal

Man Killed in Collie Mine Accident image: www.amwu.org.au

A man in his 40's died last night after a workplace accident at a Collie mine.

Police were called to Griffin Coal mine at around 11pm last night, Thursday 26 April 2018.

The man passed away as a result of the injuries he received.

Unions WA Secretary Meredith Hammett offered condolences to the man's family.

"There will be an investigation, but obviously today we will be thinking very much about the families, the friends and the workmates, and the workplace (which has been) affected," she said.

A report will be prepared for the Coroner.

Worksafe and the Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety have attended the site.

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