Investigation underway after fatal landfill incident

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    An investigation is underway after a man was crushed by a tractor at the Forres Park Landfill.

    SWMCOL says the incident occurred on the afternoon Friday 24th June, 2022 and claimed the life of salvager David Charles.

    It says, according to preliminary reports, that he was accidentally crushed by the tractor which was compacting an area within the tipping vicinity of the landfill.

    SWMCOL is expressing condolences to the family and friends of the deceased.

    It is urging persons who use the landfills to exercise caution on the premises and adhere to health and safety guidelines.