PNTZ to compensate killed worker’s family

21 January 2016 (09:15)

UrBC, Yekaterinburg, January 21, 2016. Pervouralsk New Pipe Plant/PNTZ will pay a compensation to the family of their strapper Alexander Popov, who had a production accident and later passed away in hospital.

The company press service reports their Collective Agreement ensures an incidental allowance of 100,000 RUR for every family member (children, wife, and mother) and 5,000 RUR a year for every child under 18 until they come of age.

‘The company management also decided to pay the family the deceased worker’s average monthly wage until the youngest child is eighteen. Popov’s co-workers are also willing to help,’ the press service says.

Alexander Popov was born in Novoutkinsk, Sverdlovsk Region, on March 6, 1989 and came to PNTZ as a strapper in February 2015; The man had a wife and two children.

The plant’s management and workers’ hearts are with Popov’s family now. An ad hoc committee was set up to look into the accident.

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