Petro SA employee falls to his death

An employee at Petro SA’s Mossel Bay refinery has died after falling to his death. Petro SA says the man...

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Petro SA says the man slipped and fell during the routine cleaning of a vessel.

Efforts to resuscitate him failed; he died on the scene.

“An investigation has been launched. Everything possible was done to save his life,” said Petro SA spokesperson Thabo Mabaso.

The man’s family and colleagues are receiving counselling.