Published On : Fri, Jan 15th, 2016

22 Construction workers injured as slab of under-construction building collapses

slab-collapse-2Nagpur (Mauda): In what could be mentioned as unfortunate especially on a festive day, the slab of an under-construction building collapsed and fell on the construction workers working on the site on January 15, 2016.
Nearly 22 workers were trapped in the debris of the collapsed slab. The Police, Fire and other departments of the district administration swung into action and retrieved every construction worker from the debris.

slab-collapseInitially these injured construction workers were rushed to the Primary Health Centre in Mauda where they received preliminary treatment.

However, on being referred to Government Medical College and Hospital for diagnostic tests and treatment, they were rushed to GMCH.

While speaking exclusively with Nagpur Today, Medical Officer of Casualty Ward Dr Vaneeta Bokade said that 20 to 25 construction workers were brought to GMCH late in the evening of January 15, 2016.

Most of them had received Blunt Trauma to upper and or both lower limbs. Only 2-3 workers had received head injuries. They injuries of the workers were sutured in the Primary Health Centre in Mauda itself. However, the attending doctors have sent some of the workers for X-Ray and other diagnostic tests like CT-Scan etc.

However, Medical Officer of Casualty Ward Dr Vaneeta Bokade added that no worker is critical but are being treated for minor injuries, abrasions, lesions etc.

Construction workers being treated at GMCH