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The man, whose name has not been released, had been installing insulation in the factory on the corner of Brigantine Drive and Centennial Circuit when he fell, landing on a cement floor several metres below.

He was knocked unconscious, sustaining multiple injuries. Paramedics who rushed to the scene stabilised the man before he was airlifted to Gold Coast Hospital in a serious condition.


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