A man is recovering in hospital after he fell through a roof at a Hunter Hill school Tuesday morning.
Reports indicated the man in his 20s was working on the roof of a school building when the incident occurred.
Ambulance paramedics treated the man at the scene before transporting him to Royal North Shore Hospital for further treatment.
He arrived in a stable condition.
Working at heights is a high-risk activity and a leading cause of death and serious injury in Australia.
Safe Work Australia figures show between 1 January 2003 and 31 December 2015, 359 workers were killed following a fall from a height—11% of all workers killed over this period.
The greatest number of fatalities involved falling from roofs (59), ladders (54), vehicles (27) and horses (33).