Contractor killed on repair job at Lincolnshire cement works

Cemex factory in South Ferriby

Contractor killed on repair job at Lincolnshire cement works

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A worker has died at a cement works in North Lincolnshire.

Police said the unnamed German contractor was in his 30s and died in an incident yesterday morning at the Cemex factory in South Ferriby.

The worker was carrying out repairs after the Lincolnshire cement works flooded in the tidal surge on the Humber Estuary in December.

Humberside Police said it was investigating with the Health and Safety Executive and Cemex to establish what had happened at the Lincolnshire cement works.

A spokesman for Cemex said: “All operations and work at the plant have been suspended.

“We are working with the relevant authorities to investigate and fully understand the circumstances of this tragic incident.  Our thoughts are with the contractor’s family and friends.”

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