[Audio] MBC: A 2000 Watts Projector Falls During A Broadcast

A projector of 2000 watts, hanging from the studio A ceiling of the MBC in Ébène, fell while broadcasting a show on Monday October 3.

The Mauritius Broadcasting Corperation.

The Mauritius Broadcasting Corperation.

The presenter of the program, a guest and three cameramen were in the studio A at the time of the incident that luckily caused no injuries.

Teka Jankee, president of the Mauritius Broadcasting Service Staff Association, criticized a lack of rigor of those “health and safety” responsible from the MBC at the time of the spotlight installation.

Listen to audio:

“L’incident s’est produit lors du tournage d’une émission. [Le projecteur] n’est tombé sur le plateau mais sur le gradin. Dieu merci pa ti ena publik ki ti pe asiste sa lemisyon […] Sistem la mem pa bon. Bann Health and Safety ti bizin superviz travay la,” said Teka Jankee to Radio Plus.

The General Director of the MBC Amoordalingum Pather, asked for a reaction, speaks of an internal incident while repairs are underway in the studio A.