HSE investigating window cleaner death

Published Thursday, 21 August 2014
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The Health and Safety Executive is investigating after a window cleaner died while working in Co Tyrone.

HSE investigating window cleaner death
The man died on Wednesday afternoon. (© PA)

The incident happened on Wednesday afternoon in Dromore.

The man, who is understood to be in his early-50s, was cleaning windows at a house in the village when he died.

Sinn Féin councillor Ann Quinn, said the local man had been working in the trade for years and described him as a "true gentleman".

The Health and Safety Executive said: "HSENI has been made aware of the incident and is currently investigating.

"Our thoughts are with the family at this most difficult time."

Police are aware of the fatal accident which they are not treating as suspicious.

© UTV News
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