Manufacturing sector records most accident-related deaths in Sarawak as of June 30

Brooke Dockyard and Engineering Works Corporation workers participating in the Occupational Safety and Health Week 2022 and Mass ToolBox Programme today (July 1, 2022).

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By Christopher Lidom

KUCHING, July 1: The manufacturing sector recorded the most accident-related deaths in Sarawak, with four cases as of June 30 this year.

According to the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) Sarawak director Dr Nor Halim Hasan, other sectors that reported such cases are the agriculture and fisheries sectors (3), transportation, storage and communication sectors (1), and wholesale and retail sectors (1).



“As of yesterday (June 30), a total of 183 accidents were reported throughout Sarawak,” he said.

Nor Halim said this to reporters during a press conference held after launching the Occupational Safety and Health Week 2022 and Mass ToolBox Programme held at the Brooke Dockyard and Engineering Works Corporation in Sejingkat Fabrication Yard off Jalan Bako today.

He added that for the first six months this year, the number of accidents reported by the various sectors also showed a declining trend compared to the previous years.

He hoped the figure would remain low until the end of the year. — DayakDaily