A 24-year-old Yarrabilba man was charged with one count of manslaughter following Workplace Health and Safety investigations.
A 24-year-old Yarrabilba man was charged with one count of manslaughter following Workplace Health and Safety investigations.

Workplace death leads to manslaughter charge

Police have charged a man after a worker died following an incident on a Springfield Lakes construction site earlier this year.

A 24-year-old Yarrabilba man, Neil Edward Norris, was on Tuesday charged with one count of manslaughter following Workplace Health and Safety investigations.

Just before 2pm on April 10, it will be alleged a man was struck in the head by earth-moving equipment and suffered serious injuries.

The man was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he died the following day.

Norris was granted bail in Ipswich Magistrates Court and the matter will next be mentioned on September 6.

 

Man charged over Ipswich construction site death 

EARLIER: Police have charged a man after a worker died following an incident on a Springfield Lakes construction site earlier this year.

A 24-year-old Yarrabilba man was yesterday charged with one count of manslaughter following Workplace Health and Safety investigations.

Just before 2pm on April 10, it will be alleged a man was struck in the head by earth moving equipment and suffered serious injuries.

The man was transported to the Princess Alexandra Hospital where he died the following day.

The man charged is due to appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court today.


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