Man dies after fall from ladder

A subcontractor has died after falling from a ladder at a residential construction site at Rutherglen, in Victoria’s north-east.


It is believed the man in his mid-60s was installing skylights when he slipped from the ladder and fell to the floor below about 10.30am today.

WorkSafe is investigating the incident.

The fatality brings the number of workplace deaths this year to 15, two more than at the same time last year.