A second person has died after falling from the Sydney Skywalk

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The Sydney Skywalk at Centrepoint Tower in the CBD has re-opened today after a second person fell to their death from the popular tourist attraction in just four months.

Emergency services rushed to Sydney’s tallest building at about 7pm last night, after reports that a man had loosened his safety harness and jumped from the 268-metre high, glass bottom platform.

Shortly after the incident, Sydney Tower Eye tweeted that the attraction would close until further notice.

While there were a few calls to shut down the attraction, comments on social media are mostly in support of keeping it open.

In March this year, a 22-year-old woman fell to her death from the same spot after acting in a similar fashion.

A review of safety procedures was held after the tragedy and tighter protocols were put in place, such as new full-body safety harnesses which require a final check by Skywalk staff before the participant is allowed out on the platform, and a compulsory declaration form participants must sign saying they agree not to tamper with or remove their safety equipment.

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