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Date PostedMarch 5, 2018

Man Injured in Scaffolding Fall on Melbourne Site

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An incident that occurred in Victoria recently is a reminder to us about work from height safety and the importance of fall protection.

A worker has been injured on a construction site in Melbourne after falling more than 4 metres from scaffolding.

According to reports, the man in his thirties fell from scaffolding around 7:30am at a construction site on St Georges Road in Fitzroy North.

The worker had suffered head injuries and possible spinal injuries but was said to be in a stable condition.

The man had to be winched to safety by emergency crews before being transported to hospital.

Source: https://www.9news.com.au/national/2018/01/30/09/05/man-falls-4m-off-scaffolding-into-construction-site

Peter Cutforth is a Director at Urban E-Learning, a global elearning and web strategy firm based in George St Brisbane. Peter's interests extend to training, safety and compliance, online marketing, and Mobile Apps.

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