One dead, one left hanging in Sydney scaffolding collapse

The worker fell approximately 20 metres in the incident, which according to Australian Associated Press, also left another man hanging in his safety harness. The collapse happened at approximately 2.00pm (AEST) yesterday at the rear of a sporting club on Marine Parade, Maroubra, AAP said. According to a Sydney Morning Herald report, the suspended man was pulled to safety by emergency services workers.A spokesperson for WorkCover told the paper an officer would inspect the site and prepare a report after police completed their investigations.

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