Accident at work, yet another in Messina. A worker was crushed while loading cement jersey onto an articulated lorry. Strike in the construction site
Yesterday in Messina took place yet another fatal accident at work, around 19. The worker Salvatore Ada, 55 years old, employee of Toto Costruzioni, at work on the highway construction site of the Viadotto Ritiro, historical militant of the Feneal-Uil of Messina, was engaged in an activity not strictly connected to the work of the viaduct, in a storage area outside the construction site. “In order to supplement the salary – Uil said – to support the family, Salvatore was working overtime”.
The accident occurred in an area adjacent to the construction site of the Ritiro viaduct, on the Messina ring road of the A20 – Messina-Palermo motorway. When the doctors arrived, unfortunately, there was nothing to be done. From the first reconstructions it appears that the man was crushed during some operations of loading of concrete jersey on an articulated lorry.
The workers announced an eight-hour strike on the construction site today. Sicilian highways he expressed “his deepest condolences to the relatives and all loved ones of the victim of the terrible accident”.
“We are deeply saddened, Salvatore was an esteemed delegate of Feneal-Uil, as well as a worker with great professional skills. We are tired of having to mourn a new innocent who fell at work – say Vito Panzarella, general secretary FenealUil national, Pasquale De Vardo, general secretary Feneal Uil Tirrenica Messina-Palermo, e Ivan Tripodi, Secretary General Uil Messina – this ignoble slaughter must end and for today an eight-hour strike has been called on the construction site of the Viaduct Withdrawal “.
The acronyms they let it be known that they will form a civil party. They ask the general secretary of the CISL Messina, Antonino Alibrandi, and the general secretary of Filca Cisl Messina Giuseppe Famiano: “A season of checks should be opened as soon as possible to curb the massacre that continues to claim victims at work. We must make a common front to protect workers and make clear what happened”.
The society Toto General Construction expressed “profound condolences”: “The dynamics of the accident are being investigated and the company has already made itself available to the competent authorities for the investigation. Toto Costruzioni Generali will provide the family with all possible support in this dramatic moment “.