Teacher dies after falling from school roof

A teacher has died after falling from a roof at a Spotswood school on Thursday.


It is believed the 61-year-old man was retrieving balls from the roof when he fell through a skylight more than three metres to the concrete ground below about 2:30pm.

He was taken to hospital with critical head injuries, where he died on Friday.

WorkSafe is investigating.

The death is the 23rd confirmed workplace fatality for 2024. There were 41 work-related deaths at the same time last year.