Occupational Health and Safety: Fish Farmer Dies Following Injuries

Occupational health and safetyTasmania’s occupational health and safety watchdog is conducting an inquiry into a recent death at a fish farm on Bruny Island in the south-east.

Police say the middle-aged employee suffered injuries while on a boat off the coast of Butlers beach.

He was rushed to Dover and then airlifted to the Royal Hobart Hospital.

While admitted he succumbed to his injuries.

Tassal will reportedly provide support to the man’s family, friends and workmates.

Police will be compiling a report before sending it off to the coroner.

Source: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2013-12-03/fish-farm-worker-dies-after-accident-on-boat/5132674?section=tas

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