Police and Worksafe are investigating the death of a worker following an accident at Mill Park factory on Thursday.

A 57-year-old Delahey man was found sitting on the floor of the Heath Court factory about 5.30pm.

The man told fellow workers that he had fallen from a ladder and was suffering from a sore back.

The man was taken to a near-by clinic before being transferred to hospital.

The man’s health deteriorated at hospital and he died just after 10pm.

Police will prepare a report for the coroner.