Charges have been laid in relation to the death of a Hawkes
Bay man at a building site after he was struck by a steel
beam earlier this year.
Jeffrey McCulloch, 53, had been a foreman on the site of the
old Farmers building in Napier when he was hit by the beam
and was unable to be resuscitated in May.
The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment and
police had the area cordoned off while they carried out a
Today it was confirmed charges had been laid but a
spokesperson for the Ministry would not comment on who has
been charged or what the charges are.
The charges have been laid under the Health and Safety in
The first appearance will be on December 11 in Napier
- Hawke's Bay Today