A man has died and a woman has been injured after a workplace incident on a property in Cathundral.
About 4.30pm on Thursday, emergency services were called to a property on Thornton Road at Cathundral, 112 kilometres west of Dubbo, after reports a man and woman were unconscious in a water tank storing fertiliser.
Police have been told a woman entered the tank to assist a man, when she collapsed soon after entering.
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The woman was treated at the scene by paramedics and taken to Trangie Hospital where she was airlifted to Orange Hospital for further treatment.
She is reported to be in a stable condition. The man was declared deceased at the scene.
Detectives attached to Orana Mid-Western Police District attended and have notified SafeWork NSW.
A report will be prepared for the coroner.