NSW: Worker Survives Five-Storey Fall

WorkCover is investigating an incident in Caringbah where a construction worker survived a fall from the fifth floor of a building site.

The man was on scaffolding stripping materials from the exterior of a lift shaft when he plummeted to the ground.

He was taken to St George Hospital in a serious condition.

Working from heights can be dangerous and, as this incident highlights, a fall can result in serious injury or death,’ WorkCover NSW manager John Watson said in a statement.

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