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Details Emerge From Tradie's Tragic Death Down Ventilation Shaft

A construction worker who died after a fall at a site in Sydney's west has been identified as 38-year-old Mohamad Riche.

Emergency services were called to the Jordan Springs site just before 12.30pm on Wednesday, following reports a worker had fallen five storeys.

Richie tripped and fell down a 30-metre ventilation shaft, reports the Daily Telegraph. He had been working on the roof to remove building material when he tripped, a co-worker told the publication.

Mohamad Riche. Photo: Facebook.

He was found dead when paramedics arrived, a NSW Ambulance spokesperson told 10 daily.

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Paramedics had to abseil to reach his body, which wasn't removed until about 5.30pm that day.

Photo: 10 News First

Workers were seen sobbing onsite in the wake of his death.

Police are not treating the death as suspicious, but SafeWork NSW is investigating the incident. A report will be prepared for the Coroner.