Truck driver's work-related death investigated by WorkSafe

WORKSAFE is investigating the work-related death of a 63-year-old truck driver at a workplace in Wootatting (near York) earlier this week.

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 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.

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