Worker fatally injured after falling from height
A fatal accident happened on 11 November 2017. According to the news, a worker was standing on a cantilever metal frame of a roof trying to install roofing sheets. The frame broke off from the wall out of a sudden causing the worker fell off from an 8-meters-high place and landed on a staircase. He was conveyed to the hospital but unfortunately pronounced dead eventually.
The Ministry of Manpower has commenced investigations into the accident.
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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