A horrific construction accident has taken place at a Gosford construction site, highlighting the risks of slips, trips and falls on construction sites.
A man was impaled by a steel reinforcing bar after falling from one floor to another at a construction site.
The man, in his thirties, was working on the 8th floor when he tripped and fell to the floor below, landing on a steel bar, being impaled.
Paramedics arrived on the scene and freed the man before airlifting him to Gosford Hospital where he arrived in a serious but stable condition.
The incident is under investigation by Safe Work.