Jharsuguda: A 45 year old contract employee, working with Powermech Projects Ltd., a contract company of Vedanta Limited, was hit by a truck near TPP (Thermal Power Plant) area of Vedanta Ltd on Thursday morning. However, he died while undergoing treatment at Vikash hospital at Sambalpur.
The employee was identified as Rabindra Nath Nayak, a resident of Niktimal Village of Sambalpur District, he was a working with Powermech Projects Ltd. company, which is a contractual company working in the Vedanta Ltd.
As per report, Rabindra who was working with Powermech Projects Ltd., at 7.30 am hours, he was hit by a truck (Bearing no. OD 15T 9799), due to which Rabindra had sustained severe injuries. He was immediately shifted to Vikash Hospital at Sambalpur; however,Â he succumbed to the injury in afternoon.
As per the Vedanta Ltd. company Spokesperson, â€œThere was an unfortunate incident in the plant wherein one of the contract workers was accidentally injured by a truck. The exact cause of the incident is under investigation. The worker was immediately shifted to a private hospital in Sambalpur and despite providing critical medical support, he succumbed to his injury. We are extremely saddened and firmly stand with the bereaved family and are extending all possible support to them. We remain steadfast in our commitment to upholding the highest standards of safety in our operations.â€