A 44-year-old subcontractor fell from height at Olympic Stadium site

Olympic stadium

A construction worker has been killed on the site of conversion work at the Olympic Stadium in Stratford, London.

The 44-year-old worker, who was a subcontractor on the site where Balfour Beatty is carrying out the work, fell to his death from height on Sunday.

The Health and Safety Executive said the fatality is “not being treated as a workplace incident”.

In a statement, Balfour Beatty said: “There was a fatality at the former Olympic Stadium site [on Sunday] morning.

“We worked fully with the police whilst they carried out their enquiries which concluded [on Sunday]. They are treating the death as non-suspicious.

“Work resumed on site [on Monday]. Our thoughts remain with the individual’s family, friends and colleagues.”

The police have confirmed the fatality was being treated as non-suspicious.