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Date Posted16/03/2017

Man Crushed by Metal Beam on Barangaroo Site

A central Sydney construction worker recently died after being struck by a steel beam on Wednesday afternoon.

The worker, a man in his 30s was working near Sydney’s Darling Harbour at Barangaroo at the time of the incident.

Police say a large piece of steel fell and crushed the man’s torso, killing him instantly.

A WorkSafe NSW investigation is underway but authorities have highlighted that the incident could have been prevented as there shouldn’t have been anyone in the area when lifting is taking place.

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/03/worker-crushed-metal-beam-barangaroo/#.WL1gSX9WXqU

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