SINGAPORE: A man has died after falling off a 27—storey building under construction at a Sengkang West Way worksite on Tuesday morning.
The 32—year—old China national’s body was found at the foot of the building and pronounced dead on site by paramedics.
The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said the worker was plastering a wall on the roof of the building when he fell through an opening. He was part of a team of four workers.
The main contractor, Chiu Teng Construction Co Pte Ltd, was engaged by the Housing and Development Board to construct four blocks of 27—storey public residential housing and a four—storey multi—storey carpark.
The contractor has been instructed to stop all plastering work on the roof as well as all work from height.
Police are investigating the case as an unnatural death.
MORE SINGAPORE NEWS
Latest Photo Galleries on xinmsn
As parents take their children to first day of school, one father is particularly concerned: a new examination that assigned thousands of st... More As parents take their children to first day of school, one father is particularly concerned: a new examination that assigned thousands of students into religious high schools has caught many parents in Turkey off guard. Duration: 02:43
Date 10 hrs ago, Duration 2:43, Views 134