A 32-12 months-outdated migrant worker died on Jun. 22 after a workplace accident involving a cell crane at 1 Mandai Quarry Street.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) instructed CNA that at 10:15am the Indian worker was retrieving objects from a toolbox underneath the chassis of the cell crane when the crane turned clockwise.
“His chest was crushed between the crane counterweights and the crane undercarriage,” stated the ministry.
The Straits Occasions (ST) reported that the worker was unconscious when conveyed to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, the place died of his accidents.
His demise is the twenty seventh workplace fatality in 2022 to this point.
The Mandai Quarry Rd worksite
Mandai Quarry Street worksite is positioned on the Residence Crew Tactical Centre, the place the Singapore Police Drive (SPF) and the Singapore Civil Defence have coaching amenities for his or her specialist models.
In accordance with ST, the SPF are the positioning’s builders whereas its occupier is China Development (South Pacific) Growth Co (CCDC).
The person was employed by Hwa Yang Engineering and was a educated rigger and signalman.
He’s the second worker to die in an accident at a CCDC worksite this 12 months.
MOM stated it was investigating this newest incident and has instructed the occupier to cease all lifting works on the worksite.
Security time-out known as in Might
In the beginning of Might 2022, MOM known as for a security time-out at workplaces after a “worrying spate of workplace fatalities throughout numerous industries”.
The security time-out includes corporations taking time without work their day by day work routine to take inventory of and evaluate workplace security programs.
There have been seven extra deaths since that security time-out was known as.
Prime picture by Oleksii Drozdov by way of Unsplash
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