Sydney’s building boom has given rise to new concerns about worker safety.
According to a preliminary report from Safe Work Australia, 157 people died on the job last year – up from 144 in 2018. The majority of those accidents happened in NSW.
Former “tradie” David Crawford has lived with quadriplegia for almost three decades after falling from a roof on a building site. He’s among those determined to save lives and says the key to preventing death and injury is to eliminate complacency.
— Story and video by Meg Kanofski @megkanofski