Worker dies in fall near Alessandria

Man, 54, falls 3m from catwalk at wood panelling firm

(ANSA) - ROME, OCT 13 - A 54-year-old Italian factory worker died in a fall near Alessandria on Tuesday night, sources said after finding his body on Wednesday morning.
    The man was found dead at the IBL factory, a firm at Coniolo Monferrato that produces wood panelling.
    The victim, originally from Vercelli, cut wood for the firm.
    Police said he may have had a heart attack and fallen three metres from the catwalk he was walking along, or may have just fallen and hit his head, causing a fatal injury.
    An autopsy has been ordered.
    Italy is enduring a spate of workplace deaths which have rouses union protests and spurred government action. (ANSA).


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