JapanA shocking accident occurred at a construction site in Nihonbashi, Tokyo. A 15-tonne steel bar collapsed, killing two workers, leaving one in critical condition and injuring two others.
NHK reported that a work safety accident occurred at a construction site in Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo on the morning of the 19th. Four workers fell from the seventh floor to the third floor with steel rods. Two of the five injured were in their 30s and 40s. A 20-year-old male worker died, and two workers in their 20s were injured but conscious.
NHK reported that around 9:20 a.m. on the 19th, a 15-ton steel bar collapsed at a construction site in Nihonbashi, Chuo-ku, Tokyo. Five workers accidentally jumped and fell, possibly due to vibrations caused by the steel bars. From the seventh floor. On the third floor, two male workers aged 40 and 30 were confirmed dead, two male workers aged 20 were injured but conscious, and another was in critical condition.
According to reports, the site of the industrial safety accident was under construction work on a 51-storey building. The venue is located in a bustling area filled with office buildings near the Yaesu exit of JR Tokyo Station. The National Police Agency is investigating the detailed cause of the accident.
A person working on the second basement floor near the incident site said he heard a loud noise around 9.30 am. An employee at a nearby restaurant also said he had never heard such a loud sound, like the sound of metal falling. It seemed as if an accident had occurred, and police cars and fire engines kept rushing here and there.