Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Source: Workplace Health and Safety Queensland

Workplace Health and Safety Queensland is investigating a fatal incident that occurred on Tuesday 12 May 2015 on a gazetted road south of Tambo.

A cattle drover who was riding a motorcycle back to the camp site after checking on stock died when an item he was carrying became entangled in the chain area of the bike and pulled him off.

Could this happen anywhere your employees are working?

This alert is a reminder for you and your organisation to consider the effectiveness of your safety management systems in preventing an incident like this from occurring at a workplace.

For information on workplace health and safety or electrical safety visit or call 1300 362 128.

Please note: Workplace Health and Safety Queensland and the electrical Safety Office cannot comment on the progress of individual investigations. Each workplace incident is different, so the time taken to complete a thorough investigation will vary depending on the circumstances. More complex incidents may take many months to complete.