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Construction worker in hospital following 30-foot fall



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SALT LAKE CITY -- An accident on a construction site made for a challenging rescue for fire crews. Monday morning around 9:00, a worker fell 30 feet while preparing to pour a floor in the building under construction in Research Park near 500 South Wakara Way.

Because of the layout of the building and the building materials in the way, a complicated rigging system had to be set up to reach the man and get him down to the ground.

Construction worker in hospital following 30-foot fall

He was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition.

Police and OSHA investigators are now looking into the circumstances surrounding the fall.

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