Construction of the liner MSC Meraviglia at the STX shipyards in Saint-Nazaire. - S. Salom-Gomis / Sipa
He allegedly tried to avoid a falling metal plate, then fell back and struck his head. A worker died on the night of Tuesday to Wednesday at the Saint-Nazaire shipyards. This 54-year-old man, who worked as a temporary worker, could not be saved despite the intervention of the emergency services, around 3 am. Her colleague, who was present at the time, was hospitalized in shock.
According to the newspaper Presse Océan , two investigations were opened: one by the police and the other by the labor inspectorate, in order to learn more about the circumstances of the tragedy. According to the daily, the last fatal accident at the Chantiers de l'Atlantique dates back to 2014.
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