Worker crushed to death by bulldozer at Barletta

4th workplace death in Italy Friday

(ANSA) - ROME, OCT 15 - A 62-year-old factory worker was crushed to death by a bulldozer at Barletta in Puglia as a shocking spate of workplace accident deaths continued in Italy on Friday.
    The man, an external industrial cleaner, was killed at the agro-industrial Timac Agro firm.
    The man was named as Luigi Riefolo.
    Prosecutors have opened a probe for culpable manslaughter, as a formality, against the 46-year-old driver of the bulldozer.
    Government inspectors are on the scene to se if safety regulations were respected.
    It was the fourth workplace death in Italy Friday after a 43-year-old unnamed worker was crushed to death by a forklift at a a municipal 'ecocenter' in Sassari and there were two other deaths near Milan and near Modena. (ANSA).


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