Worker injured at Palumbo shipyard

The 30-year-old Romanian worker was seriously hurt when a forklift overturned while he was carrying out works at the shipyard 

The incident occurred at 11:15pm, in Paola
The incident occurred at 11:15pm, in Paola

A 30-year-old Romanian worker was seriously hurt when a forklift overturned while he was carrying out works at the shipyard on Sunday evening. 

The incident occurred at 11:15pm, in Paola.

The police said that the forklift was being driven by a 20-year-old Romanian man who suffered no injuries.

The victim was taken by ambulance to Mater Dei Hospital for further treatment. He is due to be released from the hospital later on Monday.

“The shipyard abides by the highest international safety standards and the welfare of our employees is always our top priority. We will continue to provide our employee with all the support he requires following this unfortunate incident and are in the process of establishing the cause,” a spokesperson for Palumbo said.

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