•The construction exercise was stopped on a temporary basis as investigators work at the site.
•Police say at least two workers die in similar accidents in a week in Nairobi alone.
A mason died after falling from the sixth floor of a building under construction in Kilimani area, Nairobi.
This is the latest incident in a series to happen in the construction industry amid calls for protective gears for the workers.
Police and witnesses said the victim identified as Charles Mutuku Muema, 45, was busy at work when he slid and fell on his head.
He was at work Monday, November 7 at about 5 pm when the incident happened within Wilma Court along Elgeyo Marakwet Road.
Police were called to the scene and processed it before moving the body to the mortuary.
The construction exercise was stopped on a temporary basis as investigators work at the site.
Police say at least two workers die in similar accidents in a week in Nairobi alone.
There has been a campaign to have the workers wear protective gear while at work and officials blame the Nairobi City County and National Construction Authority for the mess.
In Tassia area, five tenants escaped death when a six-storey building which was under construction collapsed.
The ground floor appeared sunken in the Monday afternoon incident.
Officials are investigating the incident which is also the latest to happen.
Dozens of structures have collapsed in an alarming trend affecting many workers, tenants and owners.
Meanwhile, an electrician was electrocuted in a house he was working in at Pipeline area, Nairobi.
Police said Clarence Khavesi, 24, was on the rooftop of an apartment throwing internet cable to the adjacent building when it accidentally came into contact with a live power line.
He was rushed to Mama Lucy Kibaki hospital where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
Police visited the scene and found an internet cable hanging on the powerline and later called officials from Kenya Power to help remove it.
At Mareba in Embakasi, a police officer was seriously injured in an electrocution incident.
The officer identified as Alex Kirigia of Lunga Lunga police station was admitted at Coptic Hospital by the public while unconscious and later transferred to Nairobi South Hospital where he is undergoing treatment in stable condition.
Police who visited the scene said the officer was electrocuted by live naked wires while on duty in the area.