Cyprus Mail

Man in intensive care after being crushed by marble slabs

A 48-year-old man who was seriously injured following a workplace accident in a Limassol marble factory was still on ventilator support in the intensive care unit of the Limassol general hospital on Wednesday.

At around 4.30pm on Tuesday, the 48-year-old marble factory worker and Limassol resident was seriously injured after slabs of marble fell on him as he was attempting to separate the slabs to move them, a police announcement said on Wednesday.

Police officers and firefighters rushed to the scene and man was rushed to Limassol general hospital where his condition was diagnosed as critical.

The worker is now in the intensive care unit on ventilator support.

According to the police announcement, the Ministry of Labour was informed of the incident, and a workplace inspector was sent to the marble factory to examine the possible causes of the accident.


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