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Australia Woman falls three storeys from scaffolding at Sydney worksite

05:17  14 august  2020
05:17  14 august  2020 Source:   9news.com.au

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A man has died after falling from scaffolding on a work site in Jordan Springs. A worker has died after falling seven storeys down a void and onto concrete at a building site in western Sydney this afternoon. The accident happened at a worksite on Jubilee Drive at Jordan Springs, near Penrith.

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Emergency services have rushed to the scene of a worksite in Sydney's west a woman fell several metres from scaffolding.

The woman had been working on the seventh floor of a building site on Neil Street in Merrylands, near Parramatta, when the incident occurred.

scaffolding in front of a building: First responders tend to the woman, who is believed to have suffered a broken leg and fractured jaw. © 9News First responders tend to the woman, who is believed to have suffered a broken leg and fractured jaw. a group of men riding on the back of a truck: Paramedics and fire crews rushed to Neil Street in Merrylands following reports of the fall this morning. © 9News Paramedics and fire crews rushed to Neil Street in Merrylands following reports of the fall this morning.

She fell three storeys, from the seventh floor to the fourth, and it's believed she has suffered a broken leg and fractured jaw.

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A Bangladeshi worker died on Tuesday after he fell four storeys from a scaffolding which collapsed. Another Bangladeshi worker suffered leg injuries in the A Bangladeshi worker died and three others were injured after a four- storey high scaffolding collapsed at a worksite on Tuesday, Jan 28, 2014

Worker dead, another injured after Sydney scaffolding collapse. Emergency services were called to the worksite after a section of scaffolding about 15 to 17 A SafeWork NSW spokeswoman said that numerous tradesmen were working on the lower deck of scaffolding at the site when it collapsed.

She is expected to be taken from the building site to hospital shortly.


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