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Date PostedNovember 21, 2018

Man Killed in Perth Construction Accident

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A construction worker has been killed in an accident on a site in Perth’s western suburbs.

The man fell into a trench filled with water about 3 metres deep and became trapped. Co-workers attempted to rescue the man at the Harvey Street site in Mosman Park.

Despite passing him a hose pipe to try and help him breath, the man could not be saved.

It took emergency crews almost 8 hours to retrieve the man’s body with specialised equipment.

Witnesses say they heard the man scream that his leg was stuck.

An investigation has been launched by Police and WorkSafe.

Source: https://www.news.com.au/national/western-australia/a-tragic-accident-has-unfolded-at-a-construction-site-in-perth/news-story/234b264fe453cc3cab70508241ec8c55

Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning and web strategy firm based in George St Brisbane. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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