Daily worker falls dead at Lotte Logistics Center new construction

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A daily worker in his 50s fell 10 meters down and died at the Lotte Logistics Center in Hang-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon, which is under construction.

The Incheon Metropolitan Police Agency’s Metropolitan Investigation Unit announced that at about 1:21 pm on the 4th, a daily worker, 56, fell from the rooftop of an 8-story logistics center in Yeonan-dong, Jung-gu, Incheon, and died 10 meters down into the 7th-floor parking lot.

At the time of the accident, A suffered serious head and back injuries and was taken to the hospital in an unconscious state, but eventually died.

Person A is a daily worker belonging to a partner company of Lotte Construction, a logistics center construction company, and it is known that at the time of the accident, he was working to remove waste materials such as timber.

A police official said, “A was wearing a hard hat, and we are investigating whether other safety measures were properly implemented at the scene.”

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