WorkSafe investigates rollover death

WorkSafe is investigating the death of a weed spraying contractor who was thrown from a side-by-side vehicle at a She Oaks farm.


It is understood the 55-year-old male driver and a passenger were ejected from the vehicle when it tipped backwards as they drove up a steep hill at about 3pm yesterday.

The driver suffered fatal head injuries and the other worker was seriously injured.

The death brings the workplace fatality toll to 52 for 2021.