Multiple Falls on Worksites in Sydney
In a horrible day for worksite incidents multiple falling incidents have resulted in a workers death in Sydney. The man in his 60’s was working on a tree before suffering a medical episode and falling 5m to the ground. Despite efforts to revive him, he passed away at the scene. Read more at news.com.au here.
In a separate incident, a 40 year old has been rushed to hospital suffering a spinal injury after falling 3m from scaffolding on a construction site. The worker was transported from the site opposite the Penrith Panthers Leagues Club to Westmead hospital in a stable condition.
For a refresher on the risks of working at height, visit Safework NSW for its hazard management tips here.