Non-resident worker found dead on construction site


A non-resident construction worker found collapsed on a construction site on Cotai near the Rua da Patinagem was confirmed dead upon arrival at hospital, according to Judiciary Police (PJ).
Apart from burn marks found on his chest, the deceased showed no other suspicious injuries.
The PJ have forwarded the case – which they believe was an industrial accident – to the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL) for follow-up procedures.
Last month, two fatal industrial accidents occurred on the construction sites of the new facilities for the Public Prosecutor’s Office (MP) and Grand Lisboa, respectively.
According to DSAL data, in the first three months of 2017 some 1,723 workers suffered occupational accidents, with 188 cases related to construction.