On the morning of 7 October on the construction of the stadium “Zenit arena” in St. Petersburg killed a worker. According to the preliminary version, the man fell into the Elevator shaft with the height of 32 meters and died, reports “Radio Baltika”.

“The accident happened – said the radio station, the Deputy chief state labour inspector in St. Petersburg, Igor Belyaev. Professionals take a look at it”.

According to news Agency “National news”, a 42-year-old citizen of Belarus Dmitry K. went to bolt the grid, but had not reached them, falling to no enclosed Elevator shaft.

The victim worked for subcontractor of the company “SK “the World”, reported to journalists the press-Secretary of “Metrostroy” Catherine Gignac. According to a new General contractor of the long-suffering of the stadium construction site on Krestovsky island, the control over the observance of safety rules and norms of labour protection is the responsibility of employers.

“As a rule, such cases associated with the violation of safety rules and norms of labor protection,” – said Gignac. In the “Metrostroy” called to wait for the results of the work of the Commission, which will establish the true causes of the incident. The investigation into the incident was conducted by the staff of law enforcement and Labour inspection.

Not the first time

A similar incident occurred at the construction site on 5 August, when a worker fell from a height equal to four floors. With multiple fractures and bruises he was taken to the hospital, but doctors were unable to help him. Then the head of the former contractor of the company “Inzhtransstroy-SPb” Vitaly Lazutkin told that after termination of the contract with the security company at a construction site engaged in city government.

At the end of July the authorities of the Northern capital has terminated the contract with “Inzhtransstroy-SPb”. In August a new General contractor of construction of stadium for the final stage of works was selected the company “Metrostroy”, which received a contract for 7.8 billion rubles to finish construction of the “Zenit-Arena” and build adjacent to the stadium area. While the Federal government acknowledgedthat the new contractor may require additional attachments, and Smolny immediately approved a plan for the transfer of 2.6 billion rubles from the construction of hospitals and schools for the completion of “Zenit-Arena”.

The stadium was founded in 2007. His project was adjusted three times – in 2008, 2010 and 2013, and in the end the cost of the arena from an estimated 6.7 billion initially, has grown to date to 39.2 billion.

“I went to the roof”

October 1, St. Petersburg Governor Georgy Poltavchenko called the working situation at the facility. In Smolny, once again expressed confidence that the arena will have time to finish before the end of the year. Sliding roof fully closed for the first time last week. Testing of the roof was considered a success.

Work on the facade of the stadium will be completed in mid-October. “Zenit-Arena” need to be added to the end of the year, as required by the conditions of the matches of the Confederations Cup in 2017 and world Cup 2018. Fully training “Zenit-Arena” will finish before the start of the Confederations Cup next summer.



In construction “Zenit-Arena” has killed one worker falling from height 07.10.2016

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