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Date PostedApril 15, 2019

Worker Killed in Sydney Scaffolding Collapse

Source: Pixabay.com

A teenage worker on a Sydney construction site was crushed to death and his workmate critically injured after a scaffolding collapse.

The 18 year old formworker who could not be accessed initially by paramedics died a few hours after the temporary structure collapsed at the building site at Macquarie Park.

The other worker was rushed to Royal North Shore Hospital in a critical condition.

Tonnes of steel, concrete and meshing littered the site after the 15/17 metre scaffolding tower collapsed.

Find out more at: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/apr/01/rescue-operation-underway-after-sydney-scaffolding-collapse-traps-worker

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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