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Last Updated: Monday, 30 July 2007, 11:51 GMT 12:51 UK
Worker dies in building collapse
Stirling Royal Infirmary
Mr Jellen was pronounced dead at Stirling Royal Infirmary
A construction worker has died and another has been injured after an accident at a building site in Falkirk.

Witold Jellen,56, was killed and a 39-year-old colleague was injured when they fell about 40ft while working in a former cinema in Princes Street.

The fourth floor of the structure caved in at about 0900 BST on Sunday.

Officials from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) have launched an investigation and a report has been sent to the procurator fiscal.

Mr Jellen, who was originally from Poland and lived in Milngavie, was pronounced dead at Stirling Royal Infirmary on Sunday morning.

The injured man, from Cumbernauld, needed treatment for a broken leg and ankle.

Prohibition order

The HSE has issued a prohibition notice to Mr Jellen's employer, the Glasgow-based firm Dimension Shopfittings.

The cinema is being renovated and turned into a sports bar.

An HSE spokesman told the BBC Scotland news website: "A worker was breaking some concrete, when he fell about 40ft and died. It appears a floor gave way.

"A prohibition order has been issued to stop work until our inspectors are satisfied the site is safe for work to restart.

"The company will have to work closely with our inspectors, who were on site yesterday, and are back there today."

Dimension Shopfittings were unavailable for comment.




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