A workplace accident has left a man with serious injuries, after falling more than 5 metres from a scaffolding.

The man was at a worksite in northeast Victoria when the incident occurred, approximately 28km south of Wodonga.

Around 8:45am the man in his fifties was conducting electrical work on a shed when the scaffolding supporting him tipped over, causing him to fall to the ground. He suffered serious injuries and was rushed to Albury Hospital for treatment.

The incident is under investigation.

Source: http://content.safetyculture.com.au/news/index.php/02/worker-hospitalised-falling-scaffolding/#.WKN2d39WXqV

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