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69 Y.O CLEANER FELL TO HIS DEATH WHILE CLEANING WINDOW OF ORCHARD CONDO

A 69-year-old cleaner fell from height while he was cleaning the window of an Orchard condominium at 99 Cairnhill Circle.

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The incident happened on 26 November at about 6pm at Hilltops, a condominium at 99 Cairnhill Circle, according to MOM.

The worker was cleaning the external window panes of a vacant unit at Hilltops and wasn’t wearing any personal fall protection equipment.

The cleaner fell from a height of about 9 metres and was subsequently pronounced dead at the scene by a paramedic.

The deceased’s employer, Home Cleanz Cleaning and Laundry Services have been ordered to stop all work-at-height activities and MOM is currently investigating.

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This take the number of workplace fatalities in Singapore to 42 cases this year.

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