Charges have been laid in relation to the death of a Hastings man killed on a building site.
Jeffrey McCulloch, 53, was struck on the head by a steel beam in May. He suffered head injuries, could not be resuscitated and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Mr McCulloch was working as the foreman on the job to reinforce the old Farmers building site on the corner of Emerson and Hastings streets in Napier.
A charge has been laid by the Health and Safety Group of the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment. The charge comes under the Health and Safety in Employment Act.
A spokesman said the Ministry could not say if a person or company had been charged or what the exact charges were, because it was now before the courts.
The case will be called in Napier District Court on December 11.
- © Fairfax NZ News
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