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Toadboy
13-02-15, 11:06 PM
Just had the Ernest Henry underground nightshift crew called to the surface.

Our workmate and friend Jason (Tas) Braid who was injured in a rock fall 2 weeks ago has passed away this evening.

He was one of the good guys, wife and 2 small children and will be sadly missed by many.

Thank you

Trousersnake
13-02-15, 11:12 PM
Always sad to hear of a brother/work mate losing his life like this.
Condolences from me.

Tomcat
13-02-15, 11:17 PM
Very sorry to hear.
Whilst I did not know Tas, my heart goes out and thoughts are with his family.
Toad boy, please let us know if there is any plans for support events such as fund raising.
Always sad when anybody loses their life doing a job to support their family and with a view to a future!

melwain
14-02-15, 02:11 AM
That is so sad. Condolences to the family at this difficult time.

peteGSX
14-02-15, 06:18 AM
Sorry to hear Eric, my condolences to his family, friends, and work mates.

Scrapeit
14-02-15, 09:29 AM
That's no good Eric, I know the dangers of underground work, I was inducted for Ernest Henry back in the '90's and even after spending years working underground, you're always aware of the dangers, I hope his family is looked after well (I know they will be).

I'm not a religious person but I just did a silent prayer to St. Barbara.

odin1
14-02-15, 10:10 AM
Sorry to hear the lose of your friend Eric. My condolences to you and his family.

Nick Kakasiouris
15-02-15, 07:52 AM
A sad day Eric and my thoughts to his family, friends and work mates.
Nick

Toadboy
15-02-15, 07:40 PM
Thanks guys.

davegw
17-02-15, 09:09 PM
Very sorry to hear of your friend Eric and a tragic loss for his family.