Coroner's Court of Western Australia

Inquest into the Death of Wayne ROSS

Delivered on - 14 March 2014

Delivered at - Perth

Finding of - Coroner King

Recommendations - Yes

Orders/Rules - N/A

Suppression Order - N/A

Summary - The deceased was a 45 year old man who died on 11 April 2010 from his injuries when the loader he was operating fell 25 metres down an unprotected stope at the Perseverance Nickel Mine, Leinster.

The inquest focused on how the incident occurred and what safety procedures could be implemented in mines to ensure so far as practicable that similar incidents do not happen again.

The Coroner found the deceased died on 11 April 2010 from multiple injuries. The manner of death was accident.

The Coroner made comments on public safety issues and recommendation was made.

Catch Words - Mining – manned loaders – open stopes - accident


Last updated: 12-Jan-2024

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