A male employee has died at a salt refinery in North Coogee on Thursday morning.
The incident occurred at WA Salt Provide at 5.20am with police, St John Ambulance and the Division of Hearth and Emergency Providers attending the scene.
Emergency crews had been specializing in a conveyor belt, with a big blanket draped over a piece.
A WorkSafe spokeswoman stated the watchdog was investigating the incident and expressed its condolences to the person’s household.
“He was reported to have been working with a conveyor belt when he was caught within the
belt,” she stated.
“WorkSafe investigators look at the circumstances of incidents with a view to making sure
compliance and stopping future incidents of the same nature.”
The loss of life is the second in North Coogee to be investigated by WorkSafe previously yr after Nathaniel Good, 19, died at a development website in November.
WA Salt Provide is the state’s largest naturally harvested photo voltaic lake salt producer and companies home and worldwide markets.
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