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Industrial Accident|Three Lives Taken in Three Days Workers' Rights Association Demands a Thorough Investigation: Can't Bear Such Pain Anymore


A fatal industrial accident occurred at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal this morning (15th). The 37-year-old maintenance worker Yu Kaiyang pumped compressed gas into the crash pad to test the air pressure. this time

A fatal industrial accident occurred at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal this morning (15th). The 37-year-old maintenance worker Yu Kaiyang pumped compressed gas into the crash pad to test the air pressure.

This is the third fatal industrial accident in Hong Kong within three days. The Industrial Injury Rights Association issued a document pointing out that the accident broke three families. The union was saddened and angry. "We can no longer bear such loss and pain," and strongly urged employers to and the contractor to provide aftermath arrangements to the family members and explain the accident.

At the same time, the Labor Department is also required to openly pay attention to the accident and face up to the seriousness of the problem; to review the safety construction procedures with the industry; to thoroughly investigate the cause of the accident and prosecute those who violate the safety regulations.

According to statistics from trade unions, among the number of work-related deaths in 2021, there will be a total of 25 industrial accidents, of which 23 will be in the construction industry.

In 2022, the number of deaths from January 1 to the present: 25 industrial accidents, of which the construction industry accounted for 17 (a total of 20 deaths).

▼December 13: Industrial accident at Kwai Chung Container Terminal▼

The crash pad suspected to be the accident was left behind at the scene, along with wind coal bottles and other tools beside it.

(Photo by Huang Weimin)

At around 11:00 am on Tuesday (13th), a 42-year-old Pakistani male scaffolder, Mohammad Shahzad, worked on the site at No. 42a Kadoorie Road, Kadoorie Hill, Homantin. On the scaffolding, I took the bamboo branches from the ground and handed them over to two colleagues to build the scaffolding.

When he was about to return to the ground for dinner, he suspected that he slipped and fell, and landed on the back of his head. He died after being sent to the hospital.

He and his Filipino wife have three children, aged 6, 4 and 2. Among them, the 2-year-old son suffered a head injury when he was young and is still recovering. The couple are unaccompanied and widowed in Hong Kong Now helpless.

▼December 14: Kadoorie Hill Industrial Accident▼

The family of the victim rushed to the hospital to understand the situation, looking sad, crying with a low headache and needing comfort from the police.

(Photo by Weng Yuhui)

At around 11 am on Wednesday (14th), Lu Weiying, a 55-year-old ironworker, worked on the B1 floor of the "Jingjin Construction" building construction site at No. 10 Tung Yuen Street, Yau Tong on the first day. The I-beam, about 4 meters by 1 meter, suddenly fell about 1.2 to 1.3 meters above the ground, pressing Lu Nan's upper body.

It took about an hour for the fire department's collapse search and rescue team to rescue Lu Nan and send him to the hospital for emergency treatment, but he eventually died.

▼December 15: Industrial accident on Tung Yuen Street in Yau Tong▼


Unexpectedly, at around 9:00 am today (15th), another fatal accident occurred at the Kwai Chung Container Terminal.

Director-General of the Industrial Accident Rights Association, Siu Sin-wen, expressed heartache and shock at the three fatal industrial accidents in the past three days, and urged the authorities to conduct a comprehensive review of occupational safety and thoroughly investigate the cause of the accident to prevent similar incidents from happening again.

The Labor Department said it was investigating a fatal work accident in Kwai Chung this morning in which a man died.

After receiving the report, the Labor Department immediately dispatched staff to the scene and is currently investigating the cause of the accident.

Kwai Chung Fatal Work Injury|The deceased is the mainstay of the economy and the two-year-old younger brother’s younger brother started construction on the same site as the Kwai Chung Container Terminal anti-collision barrier accessories gas explosion Male worker was seriously injured by a missile 10 meters away. Weeping: Can’t wait to see Yau Tong for the last time. Work-related injury│Male worker was crushed to death by a giant iron. Wife cried for the site cleaner. After hearing the news, the male worker in Yau Tong was crushed by a giant iron while removing the I-shaped iron. Injured, comatose, sent to the hospital and died after emergency treatment in Kadoorie Hill Industrial Accident|The deceased fell and injured his head when he was young. He was disabled, orphaned and widowed. The four were wandering.

Source: hk1

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