1 May 2017, Monday, 3:38

Worker Dies At ‘Lighthouse Of Minsk’ Construction Site

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PHOTO: ARC

The man fell down during the mounting of the encasement.

Yesterday evening, a 53-year-old worker fell down at about 7 p.m. during the construction works at one of the objects of the “Lighthouse of Minsk” complex. The man died at the spot. According to the colleague of the deceased, the man fell down during the mounting of the encasement. The Investigatory Committee has confirmed this information to onliner.by.

According to official representative of the Investigatory Committee in Minsk Aliaksei Klimovich, the emergency situation occurred during the mounting works. A man of the 1964th year of birth was an employee of a contractor organization. The Investigatory Committee, together with the experts of the Administration of the State Committee of the Legal Expertise, examined the accident site and scheduled a number of expert researches. Apart from that, they seized technical documentation which sets the work sequence. A check is being carried out.

According to the readers, the man fell down during mounting of the encasement.

— He fell down first, followed by wooden constructions. He fell from the other side of the building, in front of everyone. My hands were shaking for an hour afterwards. They ordered us not to go to work after the accident. I don’t know what will happen next, — an eye-witness has written.

Important to note, this is not the first emergency situation that occurred during the construction of the “Lighthouse of Minsk” objects. In 2014, a worker fell from the height of the fourth floor on the concrete beams.