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Insulation death inspires legacy for businesses to uphold

LOOKING to the Morcombes for inspiration, the parents of Matthew Fuller have vowed their son's death will leave a legacy which makes others' lives safer.

Matthew was one of four young men killed while fitting insulation under the federal government's 2009 Home Insulation Program.

The 25-year-old was electrocuted while working in a Logan house in October 2009.

His parents, Kevin and Christine Fuller, began a long fight for answers, which they received earlier this month when Michael Barnes, in one of his last official acts as State Coroner, handed down the findings of his inquiry into Matthew and two other young Queenslanders' deaths.

Mr Barnes placed a large amount of the blame on the commonwealth, which rushed the introduction of the program as it attempted to head off the effects of the global financial crisis.

Read more at Brisbanetimes.com.au


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