Workman Falls To His Death At A Construction Site In Sydney

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Workman Falls To His Death At A Construction Site In Sydney.

A 52-YEAR-OLD man has died after falling from an eight-storey building at a construction site in south-west Sydney.

The man was reportedly abseiling when he fell from the roof of a building just after midday on Thursday, March 18. Emergency crews were called about 12.30pm, but he sadly died at the scene.

A SafeWork spokesman said the agency has launched an investigation. Police have also launched an investigation and a report will be prepared for the coroner. The man has not yet been identified.

A spokesperson from SafeWork NSW told Daily Mail Australia that SafeWork inspectors were responding to the incident.

“SafeWork is investigating an incident in Liverpool after reports a worker fell from the roof of an eight-storey building and died,” the spokesperson said.

“SafeWork inspectors are responding and further comment is not available at this time.”

Two construction workers have died while working as of March 4 this year, with a total of 18 deaths in all workplaces, according to Work Safe statistics.

In related news, a construction worker was crushed to death by scaffolding in the Malaga town of Velez-Malaga last week.

The tragedy happened at around 9.50am on Wednesday, March 10, at a construction site in Calle Mar Cantabrico, Torre del Mar.

The 62-year-old construction worker died at the scene after scaffolding fell on top of him, according to reports from Emergencias 112 Andalucia.

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