Teenage boy is crushed to death in a horrific work accident at a construction company in Perth
- Teen crushed to death in Perth
- His death marks the fourth fatal accident this month
A 16-year-old boy has reportedly been crushed to death in a work accident in Perth.
The accident happened at 8am on Thursday at the TLC Surface Treatment plant on Railway Parade in Welshpool.
He was rushed to Royal Perth Hospital but doctors were unable to save his life.
The accident happened at 8am on Thursday at the TLC Surface Treatment plant on Railway Parade in Welshpool
WorkSafe and forensic detectives are investigating.
TLC Surface Treatment is a sandblasting company.
It is Western Australia’s fourth fatal workplace accident this month.
A crane operator, 62, died on Kintail Road in Applecross after falling while climbing a ladder on June 2.
Michael Jurman died on the same day while working at Woodside’s North Rankin Complex on the Pilbara Coast.
Kieren McDowall was killed Monday at an iron ore site in Pilbara owned by miner Mineral Resources.
He worked as part of the wider Onslow Iron project.
More to come.