Worker dies in the Salento gas pipeline – Ultima Ora


(ANSA) – VERNOLE (LECCE), MAY 27 – A worker has lost his
life in an accident at work in Pisignano, a hamlet
of Vernole in one of the construction sites for the construction of the gas pipeline
Snam interconnection between Tap and the Italian network. The victim
it is Simone Martena, 34, who worked as a welder in the
German company Max Streicher who is building a section of the
pipeline. The accident happened near the road
Pisignano -Castrì where the big pipes are laying
1.40 m diameter steel, which are gradually welded.

According to a first reconstruction, the man would have been
crushed by the ‘pipe welder’ machinery that moves the stubs
of pipes and places them in the trench already dug. I’m on the spot
the carabinieri and 118 staff intervened.


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