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Fatal Work Injury | A 58-year-old male worker in Mountain View Village was suspected of falling from a garbage chute on the 35th floor and was sent to hospital after being rescued

2021-01-21T20:10:45.715Z

A fatal industrial accident happened in Tuen Mun where it fell into a garbage chute. At about 0:17 in the morning on Friday (22nd), the police received a report from an employee in the underground garbage room of Jingle Building, Shanshan Village, stating that a male worker was found and fainted in one of the garbage.



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Written by: Deng Haixing and Zhang Jiahao

2021-01-22 02:34

The last update date: 2021-01-22 03:57

A fatal industrial accident happened in Tuen Mun where it fell into a garbage chute.

At about 0:17 am on Friday (22nd), the police received a report from an employee in the underground garbage room of Jingle Building, Shanshan Village, stating that a male worker had been found unconscious in one of the garbage bins.

The ambulancemen rushed to the report and immediately rushed the victim to Tuen Mun Hospital. However, he was dying and died after arriving at the hospital.

It is understood that the deceased was named Guan (58 years old) and was a part-time cleaner. He went to work at 7 o'clock last night (21st), but by 11 o'clock in the evening, my colleagues had not seen him for a long time. Retrieve it in a trash can in the ground trash room.

It is reported that he was covered by a garbage dump at the time and was only discovered because a little clothing was exposed.

The police initially suspected that the worker fell from the garbage chute on the top floor of the 35th floor to the ground garbage room. The case was classified as an "industrial accident" and the cause of the tragedy is being investigated.

The victim was found in the trash can in the picture.

(Photo by Zhang Jiahao)

The victim was found in the trash can in the picture.

(Photo by Zhang Jiahao)

Fatal Work Injury|A male worker in Mountain View Village fell into a garbage chute and died. There have been many similar tragedies in Hong Kong in the past

Similar tragedies have occurred in Hong Kong in the past.

Among them, Luo Yuqiang, a 71-year-old male cleaning worker who was in the "Winter Solstice" and "Ding Geng" on December 22, 2017, was inserted into the garbage chute with a suspected weightlessness while he was working at Jin Bang House, Kam Tai Court, Ma On Shan. Between the 30th and 29th floors, he was rescued and sent to the hospital after being trapped for 2 hours.

On August 27, 2010, a male cleaning worker in Dayuan Village, Tai Po, who was cleaning a blocked garbage chute in the morning, fell into the chute and fell into the trash bin on the ground. He was severely injured and was transported because he was not found in time. It was squeezed at the Shatin Refuse Transfer Station and then transferred to the Ta Kwu Ling Landfill for disposal. At noon on the same day, the worker was found missing. After investigation, the body was found at the landfill the next day.

In October 2011, there was also a 60-year-old female cleaner in San Shing Village, Tuen Mun. She was suspected of stumbled and fell into the garbage dump in the trough. She was trapped for 6 hours before being rescued. Fortunately, she fell from the second floor and was not seriously injured. Fate; September 11, 2017, a male cleaning worker surnamed Chen (52 years old), while working in the underground garbage room of An Tao Building, Chang'an Village, Tsing Yi, was suspected of slipping and falling into the garbage chute and was trapped. Fortunately, the workers heard the call for help , Reveal the incident in time, there is no danger.

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