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Man Injured In Southampton Industrial Accident

Man Injured In Southampton Industrial Accident

A man was injured this morning [April 4] in an industrial accident at the Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton resulting in him being transported to hospital by ambulance. A police spokesperson said, “Shortly after 7am this morning [4-April] first responders attended the Port Royal Golf Course in Southampton, to a report of an industrial accident. “It... Read more of this article

BFRS Free Student From Playground Equipment

BFRS Free Student From Playground Equipment

Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service personnel responded to a report of a 5-year-old girl “trapped in playground equipment” at BHS on Friday afternoon [Feb 8], and the student was freed and after being checked by an EMT, went back to class. Head of School Linda Parker said, “A 5-year-old BHS student was playing on a piece of equipment in... Read more of this article

Education Dept Confirms Student Suffered Injury

Education Dept Confirms Student Suffered Injury

The Department of Education has confirmed that an industrial accident occurred at CedarBridge Academy on December 6, 2018 which resulted in a student being taken to the hospital for a serious injury. A Government spokesperson said, “The child’s parents were immediately contacted and were at the hospital. A representative at the school reported... Read more of this article

Man Remains In Hospital After Industrial Accident

Man Remains In Hospital After Industrial Accident

A 29-year-old man that was injured in the industrial accident in St George’s on Friday [Sept 14] has been discharged from the hospital, while a 63-year-old man hurt in the same incident continues to recover on a general ward at the hospital, where he is listed in stable condition.A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [September... Read more of this article

Two People Injured In Industrial Accident

Two People Injured In Industrial Accident

[Updated] There was an industrial accident in St. George’s this morning [Sept 14], with Police, Fire Service and ambulance personnel responding to the scene. A machine could be seen tipped over on its side, and unofficial information indicates that two people may have been injured. Further details are limited at this time, however we will update as... Read more of this article

Ministry Is ‘Robustly Investigating The Matter’

Ministry Is ‘Robustly Investigating The Matter’

Following the circulation of a video showing a W&E truck stuck in a rather unusual position, the Public Works Ministry said it is “robustly investigating the matter.” In response to Bernews queries, a Government spokesperson said, “The Ministry of Public Works is aware of the video circulating. At this stage the Ministry advises... Read more of this article

BTC Worker Recovering After Industrial Accident

BTC Worker Recovering After Industrial Accident

A 60-year-old BTC worker is recovering in stable condition on a general ward at the hospital after being injured in an industrial accident on Friday, in which he fell approximately 25 feet down a hole.A police spokesperson said, “At last check this morning [April 16th] the 60-year-old male BTC worker hurt in a reported industrial accident that occurred... Read more of this article

Man Taken To KEMH After Falling Off Ladder

Man Taken To KEMH After Falling Off Ladder

The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to an industrial accident this morning [Apr 13] in Southampton, after a man fell off a 6 foot ladder. A BFRS spokesperson said, “At approximately 8:52am this morning, Friday, April 13, 2018, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of an industrial accident at the Viking Foods on Industrial... Read more of this article

Man Extricated After Falling Down Hole

Man Extricated After Falling Down Hole

[Updating] Emergency services responded to The Berkeley Institute this morning [April 13] where it appears a man fell in a hole and was unable to get out. It appears that all the students are fine, and the person who fell was a BTC worker. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service, police and an ambulance are on scene. The scene has restricted access, hence... Read more of this article

Contract Diver Injured In Industrial Accident

Contract Diver Injured In Industrial Accident

A contract diver working on the sea wall repair on Front Street was injured this morning [Feb 23], the City has confirmed. A spokesperson said, “The City of Hamilton advises that at approximately 11:30 this morning, a contract diver working on the sea wall repair on Front Street was injured by a piece of equipment and transported to the hospital. “The... Read more of this article

Power Outage After Contractor Strikes Cable

Power Outage After Contractor Strikes Cable

[Updated] 94 customers are without power this afternoon [Nov 15] after a “contractor working at the corner of Parliament and Victoria Streets struck a 4KV underground cable.” A BELCO spokesperson said, “At 2:29pm a contractor working at the corner of Parliament and Victoria Streets struck a 4KV underground cable. 94 customers are currently... Read more of this article

Man Taken To KEMH After Falling Off Scaffolding

Man Taken To KEMH After Falling Off Scaffolding

A man was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital this afternoon [Sept 1] after an industrial accident in Sandys, with the man injured after falling off scaffolding. The Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service said, “At approximately 2:49pm today, Friday, September 1, 2017, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of an industrial accident... Read more of this article

Man Injured In Fall From High Lift In Pembroke

Man Injured In Fall From High Lift In Pembroke

A man was transported to King Edward Memorial Hospital this morning [Aug 23] after an industrial accident involving the man falling off a high lift resulting in injuries according to Fire Service officials. The BFRS said, “At approximately 8:48am this morning, Wednesday, August 23, 2017, the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of... Read more of this article