Workplace fatality in Crookwell

A report will be prepared for the Coroner following the death of a worker at Crookwell today.

About 8.30am (Wednesday 24 January 2018), emergency services were called to the site of a communications tower on Redground Road, Crookwell, following reports a contractor had fallen to the ground, NSW Police say.

NSW Ambulance paramedics attended and attempted to revive the 34-year-old man; however, he died at the scene.

The communications tower is operated by the NSW Police Force with work at the site being undertaken by a company contracted by police.

Officers from The Hume Local Area Command are investigating the incident, with investigations also being undertaken by SafeWork NSW.

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