A worker has been left in a coma after a fall at the new AECC.
The man, in his 40s, has been placed in a medically induced coma following the incident, on the site of the £333 million development, which will be called The Event Complex Aberdeen (TECA)
It is understood that the man was preparing to paint the interior of a hotel room when he fell to the ground on Tuesday afternoon, as reported by the Press and Journal.
Emergency services arrived on scene and he was taken to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary (ARI).
A union boss has called for a full investigation to be launched into the circumstances of the fall.
Tommy Campbell, Unite the union regional organiser, said: “We are very sorry to hear that a worker has been seriously injured and we wish him well and a speedy recovery.
“We hope that a full investigation is carried out into the cause of this incident.”
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A spokeswoman for Robertson’s said: “We can confirm that one of our sub contractors working on the AECC was taken to hospital on Tuesday afternoon.
“We are conducting an investigation into the circumstances and will report in full to HSE.”
A HSE spokeswoman said: “HSE is aware of the incident and making inquiries.”
A spokesman for the Scottish Ambulance Service said: “We received a call at 9.47am hours on Tuesday September 4 to attend an incident in Aberdeen.
“We dispatched one ambulance to the scene and transported one male patient in his 40s to Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.”