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37 Y.O WORKER KILLED AFTER FALLING 4 FLOORS WHILE PAINTING CONDO @ BEDOK

A 37-year-old foreign worker from Myanmar fell to his death on 12 January while he was painting the facade of a condominium building in Bedok.

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The incident took place at 738 Bedok Reservoir Road, Waterfront Isle Condominium, on 12 January at about 3.50pm, according to the Ministry of Manpower.

The deceased was painting an apartment block with another worker using a gondola at the time of the incident, and he was standing on a concrete ledge when he fell.

He fell 4 storeys and was pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic.

The occupier and the deceased’s employer, ISOTeam C&P, have been ordered by MONM to stop all works at height, and they are investigating.

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ISOTeam C&P will also be banned from hiring new foreign workers for 3 months because of their poor risk controls, and the managing director will be required to account for and take responsibility for rectifications to MOM.

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