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Prosecutors have 'doubts' on RFI procedures after Brandizzo

2023-12-04T12:27:51.215Z

Highlights: Prosecutors have 'doubts' on RFI procedures after Brandizzo. Investigators have reportedly begun to gather information onepisodes that have occurred in other parts of Italy. The information-gathering is part of a broader probe into the accident on the night of August 30. Five rail workers were hit and killed by a regional train while carrying outmaintenance on a stretch of track in theprovince of Turin. The accident put the issue of workplace safety in Italy back atthe centre of public attention amid an apparent spate ofwork-related injuries and deaths.


Prosecutors in Ivrea are exploring "doubts" over the safety procedures put in place by Italian state rail company RFI in relation to railway maintenance that have come to light following the Brandizzo rail disaster at the end of August, judicial sources sa... © ANSA


(ANSA) - ROME, DEC 4 - Prosecutors in Ivrea are exploring"doubts" over the safety procedures put in place by Italianstate rail company RFI in relation to railway maintenance thathave come to light following the Brandizzo rail disaster at theend of August, judicial sources said on Monday.
   Investigators have reportedly begun to gather information onepisodes that have occurred in other parts of Italy.
   The sources said it is a question not of opening newproceedings, but rather of acquiring useful information tounderstand the general picture.
   The information-gathering is part of a broader probe into theaccident on the night of August 30 in which five rail workerswere hit and killed by a regional train while carrying outmaintenance on a stretch of track near Brandizzo station in theprovince of Turin.
   The victims were Saverio Giuseppe Lombardo, Michael Zanera,KevinLagana', Giuseppe Aversa and Giuseppe Sorvillo.
   Two survivors, the foreman of the team of workers and theItalian rail company RFI employee responsible for the worksite,have been placed under investigation, along with four managersof rail maintenance contractor Sigifer, for which the victimsworked.
   Last Tuesday it emerged that two RFI managers had also beenplaced under investigation, taking the total number of suspectsto eight. The accident put the issue of workplace safety in Italy back atthe centre of public attention amid an apparent spate ofwork-related injuries and deaths. (ANSA).

Source: ansa

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