A worker fell four floors to Montreal

News 8 July, 2017
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    Maxime Deland

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    MONTREAL | foreman, construction site suffered a fractured pelvis and head injuries after falling from the fourth floor, Friday morning, near the Jacques-Cartier bridge, in Montreal.

    The work accident occurred on the stroke of 9: 30 p.m. when one of the workers on the construction site had called the break.

    “I “callé” the “break” and the plank slipped when he set foot on it. I have seen it drop. It is really not cool,” said a worker at the construction site, witnessing the scene.

    The victim was at that time on a balcony of the fourth floor and began to place the bricks on the facade of the building to condos under construction, at the corner of Papineau avenue and Ontario street Is.

    It is in wanting to return to the platform lift that the accident occurred.

    “The blood was not bad, it was not nice to see,” said one of his colleagues.

    The worker, 45-year-old has suffered serious injuries, which do not however put his life in danger, assured the authorities.

    Inspectors of the standards Committee, the fairness, the health and safety of the work have been dispatched to the scene to try to establish the circumstances surrounding the accident.