Worker fatally injured after struck by falling object
On 1st November 2017, a worker was carrying out housekeeping duties at the ground level of a 6-storey building under construction. A piece of timber fell and hit the worker on his head. He was conveyed to the hospital but eventually pronounced dead due to his injury.
Workplace safety is everyone’s responsibility. Paying attention to the safety procedures and enforcing the actions will protect everyone especially yours. This accident could be avoided should proper protection and risk control measures have been put into place beforehand.
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