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    FALLING BLOCK INCIDENT

    Workman hospitalised after being struck by falling block

    A workman has been taken to hospital by air ambulance after being struck by a falling concrete block on a school building project in Bolton. The block is said to have fallen some 6m and hit the injured person on the back. Fire crews were called to the site where a number of construction projects are underway. He is understood to have incurred serious injuries although they are not believed to be life-threatening.  HSE has been informed of the incident.

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