THREE workers have been injured today while performing work-related task in Murcia on Spain’s Costa Calida.
The first, 37, was taken to the Virgen del Castillo hospital in Yecla with a broken leg after falling from a height at 10.31 am while working at his company at the town’s industrial estate.
Medics and National Police attended as well as an inspector from the Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Less than an hour later, at 11.21 am, the medics attended to another worker who had fallen from a height of between five and six metres while working in the industrial park of La Hoya, in Lorca. Once he was stabilised, the 30-year-old man was transferred to hospital with a fracture in his lumbar region and another in his arm.
At around 12.40 pm, a third worker fell from the roof of an agricultural company in Puerto Lumbreras. The man, aged 47, was taken by ambulance to the Rafael Méndez de Lorca hospital.