Man crushed to death at Beetham landfill

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 04:30

Police are investigating the death of a man at the Beetham Landfill, after being pinned under a garbage truck.

The incident happened just after 6am today.

According to reports, the man was an attendant employed by M&N Contractors Limited, who was attending to his vehicle when the vehicle fell on him.

The Solid Waste Management Company (SWMCOL) which manages the landfill issued a statement reminding all users of the nation’s landfills to exercise caution while on the premises and to adhere to health and safety guidelines at all times.

CEO, Ronald Roach said: “On behalf of the Board of Directors, Management and Staff of SWMCOL, I wish to extend our prayers and sincere condolences to the family, friends and loved ones of the deceased.”