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Thane: Eight workers injured in bamboo scaffolding collapse

Narendra Gupta | Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 05:07 AM IST

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Kalyan: Eight contract labourers were suffered injuries after a scaffolding of bamboo poles of an 18-storey building collapsed.  The incident took place late in the morning in the Balkum area of the city, they said. Santosh Kadam, chief of Thane’s Regional Disaster Management Cell (RDMC), said eight workers were injured in the scaffolding collapse.

Four of them, who were seriously injured, were rushedto the Thane Civil Hospital, he said.A group of workers, engaged by a contractor, was busy painting the walls of the multi-storey residential building when the scaffolding caved in at about 11 am, causing all of them to fall down, Kadam said.Eyewitnesses put the figure of the injured at 11 and added that at least a dozen workers were on the bamboo scaffolding at the time of the mishap.

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Published on: Tuesday, October 30, 2018, 09:11 AM IST