Workmates of a labourer who fell to his death at a central Sydney worksite have struck a deal with contractor Lend Lease in an effort to raise $100,000 for the man's family.

The agreement for Lend Lease to match worker contributions dollar for dollar comes amid union concerns about the deceased man’s worker’s compensation cover. Emergency services were called to the Barangaroo work site on Thursday morning after reports that a man had fallen from scaffolding. Colleagues and Ambulance NSW paramedics were…