Scaffold collapsed on ACIL site Noida.
Five others severely injured; incident happened in Noida
Four labourers were killed and five were severely injured when temporary iron fixtures around an under-construction multi-storey private building on the Noida-Greater Noida Expressway collapsed on Sunday 7/10/2018.
The incident happened at real estate firm BPTP’s upcoming ‘Capital City’ in Sector 94.
Prima facie it appears that a tractor-trolley hit the scaffolding, causing it to come crashing down along with some labourers,
the police said Nine persons were injured Four died, and five have been hospitalised,” Gautam Buddh Nagar police chief Ajay Pal Sharma said.
“The deceased have been identified as Karan, Naushad, Ram Vijay, and Vijay Pal… The workers were wearing helmets but not safety harnesses,” said Amit Kumar Singh, SHO, Sector 39 police station. An FIR has been registered. The district administration has instituted a probe.
A BPTP official said, “Work at the site is being undertaken and supervised by M/s Ahulawalia Contractors (I) Ltd. All statutory compliances, including health and safety issues, are taken care of by them. The project is managed by M/s Mott MacDonald a multinational project management company, who have appointed Safety officer at site. As informed by Ahluwalia Contracts the incident occurred when the tractor trolley carrying sand hit the shuttering material.