According to the report from the 1st Quarter of 2016, there are total 28 workplace fatalities reported which is 30% higher than it in 2015.
MOM is concerning about the fatality rate, to efficiently prevent this from happening, MOM has introduced a stiffer enforcement penalties, including:
- tightening of the conditions to lift Stop-Work Order
- strengthening the Business Under Surveillance Programme
- temporary suspension of work pass privileges for hiring new foreign workers.