A man was killed on Monday in an accident at work in Hennigsdorf (Oberhavel) north of Berlin.
While loading a truck, several stacked bundles of steel came loose in a production hall and fell on the man. The 54-year-old was fatally injured, as the police announced on Tuesday.
The bundles, which weighed tons, had previously been moved with a crane, which was, however, idle at the time of the accident.
The scene of the accident was examined by employees of the State Office for Occupational Safety, Consumer Protection and Health.
The police have started investigations into the cause of the accident.
In another accident in Velten (Oberhavel), a 52-year-old was injured while working with a forklift.
The forklift driver apparently overlooked the man behind while reversing on company premises on Monday and hit him in the leg.
He was taken to hospital injured.
The responsible state office was also informed here.
The police are investigating.
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