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Worker killed by falling sheet of metal

Moroccan man, 28, crushed to death near Brescia

(ANSA) - ROME, AUG 18 - A 28-year-old Moroccan-born factory worker was killed Thursday when a sheet of metal fell off a bridge crane in a factory near Brescia in northern Italy.
    The man was crushed to death at Borgo San Giacomo.
    Emergency teams rushed to the scene but could do nothing for the victim.
    An autopsy has been ordered.
    The death is the latest in an 18-month shocking spate of accidental workplace fatalities which have grabbed headlines in Italy and continued despite government action in boosting health and safety norms and inspections. (ANSA).


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