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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

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