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Construction Worker Crushed to Death in Truganina.

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A man working alone at a construction site in Truganina has died following an incident involving a boom lift.

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It is understood the 31-year-old was operating the elevated work platform about 5pm on 4 January when he was crushed between the machine and a roof purlin.

The deceased was found by colleagues the following morning. 

WorkSafe is investigating.

The death is the first workplace fatality of 2023.

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