Fatal accident: MOM alert on press machines

The incident at Bishan Depot on March 23 was SMRT's third serious worksite accident in four years.
The incident at Bishan Depot on March 23 was SMRT's third serious worksite accident in four years. PHOTO: ST FILE

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is calling on industries using press machines to conduct a comprehensive risk assessment following a fatal accident at SMRT's Bishan Depot earlier this week.

On Monday morning, 30-year-old technician Muhammad Afiq Senawi died while he was operating a hydraulic press machine at the train depot.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 26, 2020, with the headline 'Fatal accident: MOM alert on press machines'. Print Edition | Subscribe