Man falls 4 metres at worksite in Bellevue Hill
At around 2.15pm today a 52-year-old man fell approximately 4 metres at a building site on Ginahgulla Rd in Bellevue Hill.
Emergency services responding to the incident included NSW Police Rescue, Fire & Rescue NSW, NSW Ambulance and the Ambulance Medical Team.
Workmates who were trained in first aid applied a tourniquet to the man's leg. They continued to provide care until the Ambulance motorcycle paramedic was first to arrive.
Intensive and extended care paramedics called off the medical retrieval team and stabilised the patient prior to transportation to St Vincent's hospital.
It's expected the man will undergo surgery due to the injury sustained.
NSW Police are investigating the cause of the accident in preparation for a WorkSafe report.