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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

Man Taken To KEMH After Falling Off Ladder

Man Taken To KEMH After Falling Off Ladder

A man in his 60s was transported to hospital by ambulance after falling approximately 20’ off a ladder this afternoon. Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service Acting Lieutenant Russann Francis said, “At approximately 4:48pm this afternoon, Friday, June 16, 2017, our 911 Emergency Dispatch Center received a call reporting an industrial accident at Bostock... Read more of this article

Man Taken To Hospital After Arm Gets Trapped

Man Taken To Hospital After Arm Gets Trapped

[Updated] Emergency personnel responded to Front Street this morning [May 11] following an incident in which a worker’s arm got trapped in a trash truck, with the man subsequently taken to hospital for treatment. David Monkman from the Corporation of Hamilton told Bernews, “I was called down to an incident that happened with one of my staff... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm Death Of 34-Year-Old RaShun Trott

BPS Confirm Death Of 34-Year-Old RaShun Trott

[Updated] The police have confirmed the death of 34-year-old RaShun Trott, who died yesterday following what is believed to be an industrial accident. A police spokesperson said, “The Bermuda Police Service can now confirm the death of 34-year-old Ra Shun Trott and extends condolences to his family and friends. “It has now been confirmed... Read more of this article

Second Crewman Dies After Cruise Ship Accident

Second Crewman Dies After Cruise Ship Accident

Following an incident on July 20 that saw four crewmembers aboard the cruise ship Norwegian Breakaway injured, a second man has died; the death of Ben Buenaventura comes after 41-year-old Filipino national Diogenes Carpio passed away shortly after the incident. This is according to the website of the Lipcon, Margulies, Alsina & Winkleman law firm,... Read more of this article

Police Confirm Death Of Diogenes Carpio

Police Confirm Death Of Diogenes Carpio

The Bermuda Police Service has identified the crewman that died following an incident at a cruise ship in Dockyard yesterday [July 20] as 41-year-old Filipino national Diogenes Carpio.A police spokesperson said, “Mr. Carpio, a Filipino national, was one of four crewman involved in an incident that occurred onboard the cruise ship Norwegian... Read more of this article

BPS Confirm Death of Cruise Ship Crew Member

BPS Confirm Death of Cruise Ship Crew Member

[Updating: Police confirm that during the Norwegian Breakaway cruise ship’s safety and training drills, a lifeboat broke from its tethering and fell into the water. Four male crew members were onboard the lifeboat and were injured during the fall, and a 41 year old Filipino man died as a result of his injuries.]An incident has occurred in Dockyard... Read more of this article

63-Year-Old Man Injured In Industrial Accident

63-Year-Old Man Injured In Industrial Accident

[Updated] A 50+ year old man was injured in an industrial accident while working at a private home this morning [May 2], and the BFRS said while the “severity of his injuries cannot be confirmed at this time” they “are not thought to be life-threatening.” The BFRS said, “At approximately 10:45am on Monday, May 2, 2016,... Read more of this article

Industrial Accident Victim Remains Stable In ICU

Industrial Accident Victim Remains Stable In ICU

After falling approximately 25-35 feet while working at a St. Augustine Lane residence yesterday [April 13], the 36-year-old man remains in the hospital’s Intensive Care Unite where his condition is currently listed as stable.A police spokesperson said, “The 36-year-old male victim, who was injured Wednesday [April 13th] in an industrial... Read more of this article

Man Injured In Industrial Accident Now In ICU

Man Injured In Industrial Accident Now In ICU

[Updated] At approximately 8.45am this morning [April 13] there was an industrial accident in the St Augustine area of Pembroke, in which we understand a man was injured after falling off a ladder. Police and fire personnel are on scene, and further details are limited at this time, however we will update as able.Update 9.52am: Police Media Manager... Read more of this article

Two Men Injured: Industrial Accident In St David’s

Two Men Injured: Industrial Accident In St David’s

At approximately 7:35am this morning [Dec 3] the Bermuda Fire and Rescue Service responded to a report of an industrial accident at 16 Waller’s Point Road in St. David’s, and the BFRS have confirmed that two males were injured by a concrete slab falling.Fire Service spokesperson Sergeant Russann Francis said, “It was reported that two males... Read more of this article