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Man dies in fall from scaffold

29 Oct 12 Health & Safety Executive inspectors are investigating the death of a builder who fell from the scaffolding of a multi-storey building in west London this morning.

The victim landed on two colleagues below, one of whom had to be rushed to hospital for treatment. The other escaped with only minor injuries.

It is unclear how or why he fell. Reports suggest that the scaffold may have collapsed, at least partially.

The incident happened at Carlton Tower, an eight-storey office block in Putney that is being turned into flats.

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