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DateTitle CaseLocationSummary CaseContributing FactorsObservation
11-09-2017Died being hot by shovelFactory, Pulau PinangVictim, a lorry driver being hit by shovel as he was walking toward the guard house to collect job sheet.Serious injuries to the leg area
11-08-2017Died being hit by craneConstruction site, SarawakA mobile crane overturned and hit 2 workers that were working nearby. Serious injuries to the head and bodyDid not comply with safe operating procedure for lifting works. Outriggers of the crane was not deployed before lifting job was done
11-07-2017Died being struck by hook blockConstruction site, JohorTower crane's hook block has broken and fell onto workers on the ground. During the incident, he was doing housekeeping under the crane operation areaSerious injuries to the head
08-07-2017Died being caughtConstruction site, SarawakA construction worker died after being caught between slab and concrete wall due to land slides. Serious injuries to the bodyNo safe work procedure
04-07-2017Died being caught in Goods HoistAccessories shop, KedahAn employee was found dead by the hoist. His body was caught in a Goods HoistSerious injuries to the body
24-05-2017Died being run over by lorryConstruction site, SarawakA lorry driver died at the construction site. The accident happened as he jumped out of the lorry as the result of losing control of that vehicle. Unfortunately, he has being run over by the lorrySerious injuries to the headincompetent driver
02-05-2017Died being hit by oil tankWarehouse, SarawakA supervisor was hit by oil tank lifted by a forkliftSerious injuries to the head
02-05-2017Died of electrocutionWorkshop, SarawakA mechanic was died of electrocution as was fixing 3 pin plug wireInjuries to the body
04-04-2017Died being hit by logLog pond, SarawakThe victim was hit by untied logs. Prior to the accident, victim was untying the logs before being moved to the ship using craneSerious injuries to the head and bodyNo safe work procedure
28-03-2017Died being caught in between conveyorFactory, SarawakA worker caught in an conveyor as he was doing normal housekeepingSerious injuries to the bodyThe machine was not guarded
24-03-2017Died caught in an machineFactory, SelangorVictim , a technician was performing some checking and repair on a non-functional machine prior the accident. The machine suddenly move and struck his head.Serious injuries to the headFail to cut-off power supply to the machine before maintainance
23-03-2017Died being hit by logFactory, TerengganuThe victim was hit by logs. Prior to the accident, victim was moving logs out of the lorry as the logs suddenly came down and hit himSerious injuries to the body
22-03-2017Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorA carpenter died due to falling from 4 meters height as he was performing formwork removal jobSerious injuries to the head and body
11-03-2017Died falling from heightConstruction Site, Pulau PinangWorker died falling from height as a result being hit by crane while performing lifting operationSerious injuries to the headUnsafe working condition
22-02-2017Died falling from heightConstruction site, SarawakWorker died as he fell down from 7th floor. He was working on formwork installation before fell as a result of losing body balanceSerious injuries to the head and body1)Walls opening was not covered 2) Fail to provide access/working platform
15-02-2017Died being run over by forkliftGas storage area, SarawakA client died being hit by forklift at the workplace. He was waiting for the gas cylinder to be moved to his truck.Serious injuries to the body1) Designated lane for forklift was not provided
13-02-2017Died of drowningConstruction site, SarawakA construction worker was found dead due to drowning. He was believed fell into the riverDrownedNo supervision from the employer
10-02-2017Died being pinned by forkliftFactory, SarawakAn overturned forklift hit the driver due to failed making a U-turnSerious injuries to the head1) forklift was not in proper condition to be used 2) Victim did not undergo forklift driving training
10-02-2017Died being hit by sawn timberPort, Sarawakvictim was assigned to move the cargo (sawn timber) into the ship. Suddenly, the cargo fell down and hit the victim.Serious injuries to the head
03-02-2017Died due to poisonous gasJetty, Sarawakworker died by poisonus gas as he was pumping out the water of the bargeToxic gas poisoningNo safe work procedure
11-01-2017Died falling from heightConstruction site, Kuala LumpurConstruction worker died as a result of falling from the height of 15 meter. He was working on parapet wall installation at the time of incidentSerious injuries to the head1) Safety harness was not hooked on the life line 2) No stopper on the open edge
29-10-2016Died due to electrocutionFactory, SarawakVictim died due to electrocuted while removing creepers from stay wireelectrocutionNo safe work procedure
15-10-2016Died being struck by falling hook block and loadConstruction site, Kuala Lumpurthe victim died due to a breakage of the wire rope of a tower crane causing the hook block to fall and strike the victimSerious injuries to the bodybreakage af wire rope
16-09-2016Died falling from heightConstruction site, P.PinangThe victim fell while walking on wooden planks heading towards the adjacent scaffoldNo safe work procedure
02-08-2016Died due to electrocutionElectricity Pole No. 8, Simpang Issu Bangat, SarawakVictim died due to electrocuted while tying yellow phase conductor.electrocutionFailure to communicate between worker
21-07-2016Died being pinned by containerPort, Pulau PinangA lorry driver died as he being pinned between 40 foot container and lorry. Prior to the incident, he was making a u-turn causing the container became unstabe and overturnedSerious injuries to the body
17-07-2016Died being hit by main gateSchool, SarawakVictim, a security guard was found dead as he being struck by jammed main gateSerious injuries to the head
02-07-2016Died being crushed by lorryLog camp, SarawakVictim, a lorry driver fell into the ravine with the lorry. He died at the sceneSerious injuries to the headNo safe work procedure
29-06-2016Died due to electrocutionConstruction site, Sarawak Prior to the incident, victim was established telephone pole using lorry loader. The victim was electrocuted as a lorry loader boom exposed to live wireselectrocutionNo safe work procedure
24-06-2016Died due to drowningConstruction site, Pahang2 victim died as they played inside the construction site. They fell into the pad footing containing waterDrownedFail to provide warning sign
10-06-2016Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorThe victim fell from the 11th floor as he was performing aircond installationSerious injuries to the head and bodyFail to wear safety harness while working at height
27-05-2016Died due to electrocutionConstruction site, SarawakVictim suffered from electrocution as he was in contact with the mixer lorry's body. The lorry turned into conductor as it body touched the power lineselectrocution
27-05-2016Died being buriedConstruction site, Sarawak Victim was buried due to a landslide as he was installing formwork boards on the trench wallSuffocation by compression1) No safe operating procedure for working inside the trench
2) Fail to conduct HIRARC
17-05-2016Died falling from heightConstruction site, Kuala LumpurVictim died due to falling from height at a height of 33 feets. He was working on the mobile scaffold during the timeSerious injuries to the headThe victim was not wearing any PPE equipment
14-05-2016Died being struck by forkliftPort, JohorPrior to the incident, the victim was driving the forklift out of the truck. Suddenly, the rear tyre slip off the ramp lead the forklift to overturned. He jumped off but unfortunately forklift fell on him. He died at the hospitalInternal injuries
13-05-2016Died falling from heightFactory, MelakaThe victim died after falling from a height of 40 feet as he fixing the roofSerious injuries to the bodyThe victim was not wearing safety belt while working
24-04-2016Died being struck by sacks of riceFactory, Pulau PinangVictim, a forklift driver died after being hit by sacks of rice. During the incident, he was patching a hole on the sackSerious injuries to the bodyNo supervision from the employer
23-04-2016Died being hit by forkliftFactory, SarawakThe victim was hit by a forklift while walking in factoryserious injury to the headThere was no designated path for pedestrian in the factory
11-04-2016Died caught in roller conveyorFactory, MelakaVictim, an machine operator was found caught in roller conveyor as the machine was runningSerious injuries to the bodyNo guarding of machinery
29-03-2016Died falling from heightConstruction site, Pulau PinangVictim, work as wireman died after falling from 20th floor. Prior to the incident, he was performing installation of tv cableSerious injuries to the head and body
28-03-2016Died due to poisonous gasJetty, SabahThe victim died after inhaling H2S gas while transferring boxes containing fishToxic gas poisoningFail to use appropriate safety equipment such as SCBA
25-03-2016Died falling from heightConstruction site, PahangThe victim fell form 12th floor to 6th floor as he was carrying plastering job on the wallsSerious injuries to the head and body1) No safe work procedure
2) No supervision from the employer
3) Life line was not provided to the workers while working at height
18-03-2016Died being run over by tractorPlantation, PahangPrior to the incident, victim was moving the palm oil fruits into the trailer that was placed on the hilly road. The trailer was attached with the tractor. Suddenly, tractor was moving and crushed the victim.Serious injuries to the bodyNo safe work procedure
14-03-2016Died being hit by shovelFactory, KedahVictim being hit by shovel as he was sorted the palm oil fruit according to gradeserious injuries to the head and body
14-03-2016Died being struck bu crane's boomWorkshop, Pulau PinangVictim, a mechanic died due to being struck by falling crane's boom components as he was performing maintenance job on the craneSerious injuries to the bodyNo safe work procedure
10-03-2016Died being struck by heavy vehicleCircuit Test, PahangVictim, driving instructor died due to being pinned as the heavy vehicle overturned while driving uphill. During the incident, the vehicle was driven by his traineeSerious injuries to the headNo safe work procedure
05-03-2016Died falling from heightConstruction Site, JohorThe victim fell from the 6th floor while carrying out the work of binding the cable at the edge of the floor of the buildingInjuries to the limbsThe open edges were not covered
29-02-2016Died falling from heightConstruction Site, JohorVictim, a civilian is believed to have fallen from a height approximately 5 meter Serious injuries to the headThere are weaknesses in construction site management particularly the access to the work site
22-02-2016Died falling from heightConstruction Site, JohorVictim fell down at the height of approximately 20 meter. This incident occurred due to open edges Serious injuries to the headWalls opening was not covered
26-01-2016Died falling from heightPrivate residential, SarawakAt the time of the incident, victim was asked by the employer to measure the roof. While walking on the roof, he fell down at a height of 11 feet. He was reported died ath the hospitalThe victim was not wearing any PPE equipment
11-01-2016Died falling from heightConstruction sites, Sarawak The victim was working on the roof at a height of 7.7 meters . The victim fell as he stepped on broken roofs . The victim died in hospitalSerious injuries to the bodyNo safe work procedure in related to?working?at height
11-01-2016Died being buriedConstruction sites, Pulau PinangThe victim worked as a detector to find any utilities , electric cables or hazardous materials in the soil . During the landslides incident , the victim was in the working in the hole . He was buried to the chestSuffocation by compression
06-01-2016Died being run over by shovelPort, PahangVictim, work as stevedore died after being hit and run over by shovel. Incident occured as he walk toward the operating shovel without being notice by the driverInjuries to the limbs Ineffective communication methods between the stevedore and driver
02-01-2016Died due to drowningResort, SarawakVictim was died due to drowning. Before the incident, the victim was not accompanied or supervised by his parentDrowning
18-12-2015Died falling from heightConstruction sites, JohorThe victim fell as he walking through the opening between the wooden boards. He fell from 6th to the 1st floorserious injuries to the body1) Lack of supervision from the employer
2) Floor opening
17-12-2015Died being struck by forkliftQuarry sites, SabahThe accident occurred as the victim driving forklift down the hill. The vehicle suddenly out of control causing it to overturned. The victim was pinned under the forkliftserious injuries to the neck and backSlippery road conditions
16-12-2015Died struck by treeLog camp, SarawakVictim worked as a lumberjack died being hit by tree as he was performing his dutiesserious injuries to the head and body
10-12-2015Died due to electrocutionConstruction sites, SarawakVictim died due to electrocution as he was fixing the socket without turning off the generator setElectrocutionUnsafe act
28-11-2015Died due to drowningConstruction sites, SabahThe incident took place as victim was repairing the leaking water pipe in the reservoir. He was drowned due to water rapidly increasedDrowning
28-11-2015Died being caught in between containerWarehouse, JohorVictim, a security guard was pinned between two containers. The incident occurred as the truck driver trying to connect the prime mover with the containerSerious head injuries
20-11-2015Died fell into a ravineLog camp, SarawakVictim, a truck's driver fell down along with the tractor as he drove sloping roadserious injuries to the bodySlippery road conditions
15-11-2015Died falling from heightConstruction sites, PahangPipe came off and hit the victim as he doing the cleaning work. As a result, he fell 19 meters downSerious bodily injuriesNo safe work procedure
07-11-2015Died falling from heightConstruction sites, Pulau PinangThe victim slipped and fell at the height of 7 meters while doing the work. During the incident, he was performing his duties as window cleaner.Serious bodily injuriesThere were signs of a break in the lanyards
31-10-2015Died being struck by tractorFactory, SarawakVictim was struck hit by a tractor while walking towards the boiler station. Incident occurred during heavy rainSerious bodily injuriesUnsafe working condition
26-10-2015Died being struck by tower crane bucketConstruction sites, WPKL Incident happened as the 1.2 tonne bucket filled with san was lifted by tower crane. During the process, suddenly bucket fell down and struck the victim underSerious bodily injuriesFailure to hoisting system
25-10-2015Died being hit lorryPlantation, PahangVictim, a lorry driver went to the oil palm processing factory through hilly terrain. During the way, lorry rear tires went into the hole caused by soil erosion. As a result, the lorry overturned and fell down the cliff. Victim was found under the lorryInjuries all over bodyThe employer failed to provide safe access in the workplace
17-10-2015Died falling from heightConstruction site, Pulau PinangThe victim fell while working alone on the 14th floor. He was cleaning the wall during the incidentSerious bodily injuries1)No supervision by employer
2)Did not wear safety harness
16-10-2015Died being run over by conveyorFactory, SarawakThe incident occurred as the victim and his colleague was working on the leaking of hydraulic press pipe. Victim was working inside the machine. The machine was turn on by his colleague with the victim still inside the machine and has caused victim being pulled into conveyorInjuries all over body1)Works has not been supervised by employer
2)Lock Out Tag Out system not been applied
3)Fail to follow Safe Operating Procedure
16-10-2015Died being struck by forkliftWarehouse, SarawakThe victim stopped his forklift to open the gate when suddenly the forklift moves forward and hit his right legDied due to excessive blood lossThe employer failed to provide training on forklift driver
15-10-2015Died struck by lorryRoadside, Pahang2 workers died being hit by lorry as they were undergoing work of determining the damage of fibre optic cableSerious bodily injuriesNo safety signs and cones were placed during maintenance works
10-10-2015Died caught in a cabinIron Ore Mine, PahangThe accident occurred as the victim driving down the hill with the shovel. The vehicle suddelny out of control causing it to fall on the edge of a cliff at a height of approximately 15 feet. The victim was pinned in the cabin as a result of the accidentSerious bodily injuries
07-10-2015Died falling from heightConstruction sites, Sarawak The victim worked as a Signalman. The victim fell was he was working. There were no witnesses who saw the incidentInternal injuries
03-10-2015Died being crushed by crane boomConstruction sites, Pulau PinangThe incident occurred as the lifting works underway. Suddenly, crane boom fell down and hit the crane's operator cabinSerious injuries to the head and bodySwing lock pin was loosen causing the crane boom to fall down
01-10-2015Died being struck by Support FormworkConstruction sites, WPKLThe incident took place as the dismantling support formwork job is underway. 6 workers including victim were assigned for that taskSerious bodily injuriesFail to comply with safe operating procedure
30-09-2015Died caught between two machinesTemporary storage area, SarawakDuring the incident, victim tried to move the forklift using lorry loader. Unfortunately, he was caught between forklift and lorry due to strong pull from the lorry loader's boomInternal bodily injuries
28-09-2015Died falling from heightConstruction sites, SarawakVictim was found dead on top of the car top passenger hoist. He is believed to have fall from 20th floor. From the interview, victim did not work there and he went into the site looking for the job or meeting friend.Bleeding of the nose, ear and head
21-09-2015Plantation, JohorVictim died as the sickle placed on shoulder cut through his neckCut Through The Neck
19-09-2015Died falling from heightConstruction sites, JohorVictim died of falling from the height of 64 meters. During the incident, he was on the way down to lower floor by taking shortcut. He used scaffold instead of stairs provided.Injuries to the head and bodyUnsafe act
14-09-2015Died falling from heightConstruction sites, Pulau PinangPrior to the incident, victim was doing work of installing plywood on the 2nd floor. He is believed to fall from a height of approximately 6 metersSevere bodily injury1) Unsafe working condition
2)Inadequate supply of PPE to the workers
07-09-2015Died struck by falling brickworkSekolah, KelantanVictim, student died due to being hit by falling brickwork that still under constructionsInjuries to the head and body
03-09-2015Died trapped in a tractorOil Palm Plantation, SarawakVictim, a tractor's driver fell down along with the tractor as he drove steeply sloping road. Severe bodily injury
26-08-2015Died falls into holes in the groundConstruction site, Pulau PinangVictim was found dead after fell into the holesSevere bodily injury
18-08-2015Died caught in an backhoe Construction site, PahangVictim was performing works of dredging the river bank using backhoe. Suddenly, the sides of the river slid and brought along the victim with the backhoe. The victim was found trapped inside cabin in the riversevere bodily injury1)No safe work procedures for dredging the river bank
2)No supervision
16-08-2015Died trapped under bulldozersForest reserve, PahangVictim, bulldozer's driver winched the logs to the hillsides. Suddenly, bulldozer slid down the hillsides as a result of engine failure. The victim was trapped under the machine.Severe bodily injury
14-08-2015Died falling from heightConstruction sites, SelangorVictim fell on the ground as he undergone crane dismantling workSevere bodily injury
10-08-2015Died being struck by passenger hoist's counterweightConstruction sites, WPKLThe accident occurred as the victim was maintaining Passenger Hoist. Suddenly, the machine operates without him notice. The counterweight weighing 3 tons crushed the victim's backSevere bodily injury
08-08-2015Died being buriedConstruction sites, Pulau PinangThree workers died buried under the bricks and concrete while doing the work of binding the bricks. The accident occurred as a result of very strong wind turbulence causes the bricks to collapsedSevere bodily injuryEnvironmental factors
29-07-2015Died falling from heightConstruction site, SarawakDuring the incident, victim was opening sling wire on sand filled bucket. He was working on the loading platform. Suddenly, the platform where he stand snapped and caused him to fall downSevere head injuries and a broken left hand1) Victim did not put any safety harness on him while working on the platform
2)Weight of a sand-filled bucket has exceed the safe working load for the loading platform
09-07-2015Died falling from heightConstruction site, Pulau PinangThe accident occurred while the victim was patching up the leak on the roof. The victim slipped and fell down in a height of 45 feetSevere bodily injuryThe victim fail to put safety harness while working at height
07-07-2015Died been buried Construction Site, Pulau PinangThe victim as a welder was performing his duty on collar pipe in the trench. Suddenly there was a land slide and buried the victim from the shoulder belowSuffocationNo safe work procedure
03-07-2015Died struck by falling objectConstruction sites, WPKLDuring the incident, The victim was walking when, suddenly a Hollow Pipe fell from high floor and hit him on the headSerious head injuriesSafety helmet used was broken due to the impact
03-07-2015Died due to formwork collapsedConstruction sites, WPKLThe accident took place as the concreting work is underway. Suddenly formwork had collapsed onto the victimSevere bodily injuryNo safe work procedure
26-06-2015Falling from heightConstruction sites, JohorThe victim fell due to working platform collapsed as a result of the concrete bucket lifted by crane tower fell on the scaffolds structure Severe bodily injuryFailure of machine during operation
23-06-2015Died due to electrocutionShipyard, SarawakVictim died due to electrocution while doing wiring workselectrocution1)Electric switch box was not properly maintained
2)No supervision from the employer
23-06-2015Trapped in waste separation machineLandfill, PahangPrior to the incident, the victim was doing cleaning process inside the machine. His colleague turn on the machine to start the operations unaware that the victim was still inside the machineSevere bodily injuryNo safe work procedures
22-06-2015Died crushed by concrete floorConstruction sites, MelakaThree workers died as the concrete floor collapsed and crushed them. During the incident they were performing work of dismantling scaffoldingSevere bodily injury
17-06-2015Died falling from heightConstruction sites, JohorVictim fell down as he carrying out building the staircase formworkSerious injuries to the head1)No safe work procedures for working at height
2)No supervision
3)Inappropriate use of PPE
16-06-2015Died being hit by debrisFactory, Pulau PinangThe victim was struck by flying debris as he carrying out punching machineSevere bodily injuryNo safe work procedures
16-06-2015Died struck by treeForest Reserve, Negeri SembilanVictim worked as a lumberjack died being hit by tree as he was performing his dutiesSevere head injury
12-06-2015Died being struck by iron barScrap Yard, Pulau PinangWorker was killed after being struck by iron bar. During the incident, the iron bar lifted and hit the victim as the excavator moving through. Victim happened to be at the excavator working areaSevere bodily injuryNo safe work procedures
09-06-2015Died fell into a ravineLogging camp, SarawakThe victim with his excavator fell into a ravine as he working near the steep gradientSuffered head injuriesSlimy working area
02-06-2015Died being mauled by a tigerZoo, MelakaThe victim was found lying next to a tiger. He was assigned to clean the cage and feed the tigers on that day.serious injury to the head and neckSafe operating procedure for working with the animal was was not clearly stated
28-05-2015Died being struck by flying objectFactory, JohorWorker was found dead near the threshing machine. He is believed being hit by flying metal fragment as he was operating the machineserious injury to the face1) No safe work procedure
2) Machine/rotating part was not guarded
24-05-2015Died being hit by collapsed falseworkConstruction site, Kuala LumpurAs the falsework dismantlings work are underway, suddenly the structure collapsed and fell on to the victim underserious bodily injuryNo safe work procedure
22-05-2015Died being run over by agricultural vehiclePlantation, SabahVictim was struck by agricultural's vehicle as he trying to get on the vehicle which suddenly move down the steepSerious bodily injuryThe vehicle was not in good condition
20-05-2015Died falling from the lorryFactory, SarawakThe victim fell from the reversed lorryserious bodily injuryNo safe work procedure
14-05-2015Died being struck by falling objectConstruction site, JohorThe victim died as he experienced serious injuries to the head due to being hit by falling bricks.Serious injuries to the headUnsafe working condition
13-05-2015Died pierced by iron rodConstruction site, Pulau PinangThe iron rode pierced his head as the victim fell down the stairs. He died on the sceneSerious injuries to the headNo safe work procedure
10-05-2015Died being caught in lorry's cabinWarehouse, KedahThe victim was a truck driver died after getting trapped in the cabin of the truck crushed by containerserious bodily injuryDeath accidents forklift
23-03-2015Died falling from heightConstruction site, WP Putrajaya4 workers died as the passenger hoist crashed from level 10 to the ground floorSevere bodily injury
04-03-2015Died caught between objectConstruction site, Pulau PinangVictim was struck by mobile crane that moving backward as he was patrolling the site. The incident has lead him to be pinned between crane and culvert concreteSevere bodily injuryFailure to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with safe operating procedures
27-02-2015Died being struck by reinforcement barConstruction site, Kuala LumpurThe accident took place as the victim and his two colleagues were binding the reinforcement bars. Suddenly, several bars fell and struck the victimFace and head injuriesFailure to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with safe operating procedures
26-02-2015Died due to drowningConstruction site, PahangVictim was drowned as he swimming across a lake while carrying a rope used to pull the cable for the installation of distribution's towerDrowned1) No safe work procedures
2) Not wearing PPE (safety jacket)
23-02-2015Died due to burnsElectrical substations, Kuala LumpurAccident involving 3 persons with 2 has suffered burn injuries and another died. Incident occured as they want to perform rac in/out the substation's switch. Suddenly, there was a very strong arc spark and they got caught with it3rd Degree BurnsShort circuit
17-02-2015Died fell from a truckPlantation, SarawakDuring the incident, victim was sitting on the bucket at the back of the moving truck. Truck driver ran the hole and caused the victim to fall downserious injuries to the headUnsafe act
16-02-2015Died being hit by falling metal structureConstruction sites, Pulau PinangIron structure slip and fell on the victim below as it was lifted at a height of 10 feetSevere injuries to the head, body and legs.Unsafe working procedure
12-02-2015Died crushed by a containerBus stops, Pulau PinangVictim was crushed by a container placed near the bus stop.serious bodily injuryThe loading works into the container was carried in public passage
08-02-2015Struck by metal coilOn board ship, Pulau PinangThe victim was crushed by metal coil as he was tying that metal coilserious bodily injury
03-02-2015Died being struck by compactor lorryMain Road, Pahang The accident occurred as a result of accident between a car and a compactor truck. The truck was overturned and crashed the victimserious bodily injury
30-01-2015Died by forklift accidentMaterial Storage, Pulau PinangPrior to the incident, alleged victim was driving a forklift. No witnesses at the scene. Victim was found lying on the ground with the forklift overturnedBleeding in the head
30-12-2014Died being caught in between machinesScrap Yard, Pulau PinangThe accident occurred as victim was assigned to inspect and maintain excavator magnet machine. As maintenance work is carried out, the victim made a jump start on grappler to turn on excavator engine. Suddenly the grappler spinning and pinned the victim between the grappler and excavatorSerious bodily injury
24-12-2014Died been buriedConstruction site, SelangorThe accident occurred during the floor concreting work where falsework used as a supporter. Two workers were buried as floor above them suddenly collapsed and fell onto themSuffocationAccidents are likely to occur due to the structure failure
22-12-2014Died crushed by entrance archConstruction site, Pulau PinangVictim with four co-workers were installing wood plate on the inside wall of the entrance arch structure for office building sales. As the piece of wood was being put in place, suddenly the structure of the gate began to tilt and collapsed onto victimSerious bodily injuries
20-12-2014Died due to mine cave-inMine, PahangA series of avalanche trapped victim who was mining prior to the incidentBodily injury
20-12-2014Died being run over by a lorryPort, PahangAccident involving an employee who has been run over by a lorry while riding his motorcycleSerious bodily injuries
18-12-2014Died due to explosion of boilerFactory, SabahAccident involving three workers were killed as a result of boiler explosionSevere bodily injuries
09-12-2014Died falling off the roofConstruction site, JohorThe victim and his two co-workers were performing roof replacement work. As he was on the roof, he stepped on broken down roof and fell down without a chance to wear a harness. The height between the ground and roof where victim was working approximately 10 meters Severe head injuries
06-12-2014Died due to electrocutionConstruction site, JohorThe victim was died due to electrocution. He is believed was carrying welding work in confined spaceElectric shockNo safe work procedure
01-12-2014Died struck by falling beamConstruction site, Kuala LumpurIncident occured during the workers were performing brick installation work and slab suddenly collapsed. Victim was struck by falling beam and was pronounced dead by the ambulansSevere head injuriesFailure of structure to support extra load
25-11-2014Died crushed by objectConstruction Site, Kuala LumpurPrior to the incident, the victim and his colleagues were carrying the job of binding Reinforcement Steel Cage. Steel Reinforcement Cage was put on designated place prepared for binding. Victim tied the cage at the top by climbing up the cage. As he went down, the cage suddenly roll and caused the victim to fell down along with the cage. Serious bodily injury
  1. No safe work procedure
  2. Fail to provide risk assessments for activities perfomed
22-11-2014Killed in mine explosionCoal Mine, SarawakThree workers were died due to coal explosion
19-11-2014Died being run over by Roller CompactionConstruction site, Pulau PinangVictim was died due to being struck by machinery that moves itself after being turned on . He is believed has fell and being run over as he attempts to stop that machineSerious injury all over bodies
19-11-2014Died crushed by objectConstruction site, JohorAlleged victims was assigned to move the Tunnel Form to another place. It is believed that victim has slipped and fell on the floor and caused the Tunnel Form fell above himSerious injury all over bodiesNo safe work procedure
18-11-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorThe victim fell from the roof as the roof installation works is being carried outSerious bodily injuryNo safe work procedure
17-11-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, SabahVictim fell off the ground as he performing cable pulling jobSerious bodily injury
  1. Fail to comply with safe operating procedure
  2. Communication system was not properly managed
17-11-2014Died due to contact with hot water Factory, JohorThe victim suffered 3rd degree burns from splash hot water gushes out of the steriliser as he opening the clutch door3rd degree burns
14-11-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, Kuala LumpurThe victim and his colleague were dismantling Shear Wall in Lift Shaft. Suddenly, working platform had collapsed and fell down along with the victims at a height of approximately 78 metersSerious head injury and broken legThe working platform was not properly support
12-11-2014Died struck by lightningSchool, JohorVictim, a security guard was struck by lightning as he was walking to the school gateElectrocution
08-11-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorThe accident involving a civilian who came to the construction site to find the job. Victim was found lying by the site personnel. Victim is believed to have fallen off the stairsBodily injuryStairs was not equipped with handrails to prevent people falling
06-11-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorDuring the incident, victims was carrying out works of opening aluminum formwork sets mounted on mechanical & engineering drain hole in the 13th floor. The victim had fallen through a hole at a height of 32 metersSerious bodily injurySafety harness was not hook at the place provided
05-11-2014Died struck by lightningConstruction site, JohorVictim, a flagman was struck by lightning while performing his job controlling the traffic. He was working in an open areaElectrocutionNo lightning arrester near the open area
02-11-2014Died being run over by forkliftColdstorage, SelangorThe incident took place in the cold room while the loading and unloading works is in progress. The victim suddenly entering the room to move the box containing foods and at the same time forklift was moving backward after lifting the ?nestainer?. As a result, victim was struck by that moving forklift. He died on the sceneSerious injury to the headLess supervision
01-11-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorPrior to the incident, the victim was carrying mold installation works at the walls openings area. He fell on the ground as a result of stepping on the hollow section. The height between the working area and ground Serious bodily injuryThe victim did not wear harness while working at height during mold installation works
31-10-2014Died due to burnsPalm Oil Mill, JohorThe victim who was assigned to perform work of replacing the bricks inside the boiler furnace. The accident occurred when the furnace collapsed and the hot ashes spread out and caught Burns
  1. No safe work procedure
  2. Lack of supervision from employer
  3. Failure of conducting risk assessment on the repair
24-10-2014Died being crushed by palletFactory, JohorThe incident took place during the removal of the final product namely tubing wrapping plastic from stor into the container using forklift while being watched by the victim. At that time, it was said that wrapping plastic tubing which is on the pallet has slipped and fell on the victimInternal injuriesNo safe work procedure
17-10-2014Died caught in a backhoeQuarry, PerlisVictim, a stone crusher backhoe?s driver was assigned to do work of breaking the stone on the hill. The accident occurred as the victim reversing his vehicle after the completion of his work. Victim who fell approximately 20 meters along with the backhoe was found trapped in the driver's seatSerious bodily injury
  1. No safe work procedure
  2. No supervision from the employer
16-10-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorThe victim was found lying on the floor as it was believed he fell down from the place where he carrying works of removing form workInternal injuries
  1. Fail to wear safety harness
  2. No supervision from the employer
08-10-2014Died falling from heightPalm Oil Mill, JohorVictim was assigned to repair the Gear Box at Incline Conveyor. He fell down as he stepped on rotten working platformSerious injuries all over bodyFailure to conduct access to workplace (working platform) risk assesment
07-10-2014Died being struck by lorryPlantation, KedahVictim, a lorry driver was killed after being run over by his vehicle. Prior to the incident, he parked the lorry on the steep road with intention to unchained the lorrySerious injuries to the body
02-10-2014Died crushed by treeLogging camp, SarawakVictim and his colleague was assigned to cutting down trees. Victim cut a tree and as a result tree topple on another tree and caused that tree toppled over victim?s headSerious injuries to the head
29-09-2014Died being crushed by mobile crane?s boomConstruction site, PahangA mobile crane was carrying works of lifting a bundle of scaffolding as victim was working within the working radius. Due to excessive load, the crane overturned and toppled over victim Serious injuries to the body
  1. Failure to comply with safe work procedure
  2. Failure of the crane?s operator to read load chart
  3. Excessive load lifting (over load)
  4. Failure of the employer to ensure that the area is safe when lifting work carried out
23-09-2014Died crushed by treeLogging camp, SarawakVictim and his colleague was assigned to cutting down trees. Victim cut a tree and as a result tree topple on another tree and caused that tree toppled over victim?s headSerious injuries to the head
20-09-2014Died from falling into ravineLogging camp, SarawakVictim, a lorry driver was found dead. He is believed died due to falling into the ravine with his lorrySerious injuries all over body
15-09-2014Died being hit by mobile craneConstruction site, SelangorVictim, crane operator was lifting a pile of 'reinforced bar' to be locate at one place between two building blocks. As the lifting works is in progress, suddenly crane off balanced and overturned. Victim was crush by the crane as he tried to got out of the cabin Serious head injuriesFail to comply with mobile crane standard procedure for lifting works
13-09-2014Died due to the exposure of hazardous chemicalConstruction site, JohorVictim was found unconscious after got out of the cabin. During the incident, he was carrying out the air-conditioner maintenance works Died of Acute Pulmonary DiseaseThere is a chemical spill in cabin
13-09-2014Died being struck by bricksConstruction site, Pulau PinangThe victim has been struck by falling bricks from the lifting tray. At the time, a tower craned was used to lift the lifting tray at the height of 26 metersSerious head injuries
13-09-2014Died being struck by palletConstruction site, JohorThe victim and his colleagues were removing the glass door from the truck into the factory , which is still under construction . As the work undergoing, suddenly pallet containing glass door fell from the truck and hit the victimSerious head injuries
11-09-2014Died being caught in a machineFactory, SelangorThe incident occured as the victim was tagging the name on the product by using the designed machine. He died due to got caught between two arms of the machineSerious injuries to the bodyFail to comply the safe work procedure in operating the machine
09-09-2014Died being crushed by forkliftConstruction site, Pulau PinangThe unbalanced forklift driven by the victim has caused it to overturned and crush the victimSevere bleeding in the head
08-09-2014Died falling from 10 metre heightConstruction site, Pulau PinangVictim was standing on plywood plate while carrying out plastering works. Suddenly, the place where he was standing has broken causing him to fall downSevere bleeding in the head
02-09-2014Died falling from height Construction site, Kuala LumpurVictim was assigned to carry out binding and plastering works. He is believed has slipped and fell on the First Lower Ground while doing his jobSerious injury all over body
  1. Fail to comply with the safe work procedure
  2. wearing personal protective equipment (PPE)
19-08-2014Died being hit by object and fellFactory, Pulau PinangVictim fell down due to being hit by broken 'lifting lug' on the shaft. The incident took place during the preparation of lifting works using Overhead Travelling Crane (OTC)Severe head injury
18-08-2014Died being crushed by wood palletFactory, Sarawak Victim, 8 years old children died being struck by wood pallet as he attempted to climb the wood palletDispersed workplace
18-08-2014Died being crushed by concrete structureConstruction site, Selangor Three victims were crushed by falling concrete structure as they fell down along with the structure. Prior to the incident, they were performing installation works of that concrete structureSerious injuries all over body
  1. Fail to comply with the safe work procedure
  2. lack of supervision from the employer's side
15-08-2014Died due to electrocutionPlantation, SabahHe died being struck by eletricity as he was cutting the oil palm fruitBurns on the right and left wrist and other part of the body
  1. Aluminium pole struck the electrical line
  2. Fail to carried out risk assessment
13-08-2014Died being struck by vehicleConstruction site, Pulau PinangVictim, a flagman was struck by vehicle while carrying his duty on the highwaySerious injury to the bodyThe vehicle was drive by drunken driver
09-08-2014Died falling from heightFactory, SelangorThere is an explosion at the top of short fiber storage tank as a result of the welding process. The explosion caused the workers thrown and fell from a height of 8.5 meters Serious head injury
  1. The existence of flammable gaseous
  2. Failure to comply with the SOP of obtaining a work permit for confined space
09-08-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, SabahThe accident happened on the 16th floor as the victim is believed was slipped and fell into elevator pitSerious injuries all over body
  1. Life line to hook safety harness were not installed
  2. The slovenly condition at the workplace
02-08-2014Died due to electrocutionPrivate gardens, JohorVictim is believed carrying works of knitting the oil palm fruits using his aluminium poles. He?s been electrocuted when his poles got stuck in the transformerElectric shock
26-07-2014Died being crushed by Mechanical Buffalo @ badangPlantation, JohorVictim was driving mechanical buffalo loaded with oil palm fruit along the steep road about 15 degree slope. That vehicle suddenly overturned and crash the driver
23-07-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, KedahVictim fell from level 2 after being hit by hook and block due to broken fly jib of mobile craneSerious injuries in the mouth, nose, hands and head
  1. Mobile cranes poorly maintained
  2. No safe work procedure for lifting works
23-07-2014Died being hit by Concrete BoldConstruction site, Kuala LumpurThe victim was crushed by concrete wall as he was carrying wall hacking worksSerious head injuries
  1. Fail to conduct risk assessment for hacking works
  2. The employer has failed to fully exercise supervision over the workers.
21-07-2014Died stung by waspsPlantation, JohorA worker has been stung by wasps while Stung by wasps
21-07-2014Died being caught in a Goods LiftMini Market, PerakVictim's head was caught between Frame Cage and Landing DoorSerious injuries to the headDesign of the lift does not meet the minimum safety standard
18-07-2014Died being hit by Machine Tractor Hammer structureConstruction site, PerakThe victim was struck by the structure as he was dismantling the top structure of the modified Hammer Machine Tractor Serious injuries to the head
  1. No safe work procedure for dismantling the machinery
  2. Lack of supervision
14-07-2014Died falling from heightPower Plant, JohorVictim is believed to have fallen while trying to access to higher level by climbing the scaffoldingBroken left arm and fractured ribsNo safe work procedure
13-07-2014Died being pinned by tractorPlantation, JohorThe incident took place as victim hit the divider with his tractor. The collision caused the tractor overturned and crash the driverSevere head injury
11-07-2014Died from being run over by a lorryPlantation, SarawakVictim, a lorry driver died being run over by a lorry. The incident occured when he was driving downhill in the lorry when suddenly the brakes malfunctioned. He jumped out of the lorry but was instead run over by the lorrySevere chest injury
10-07-2014Died being run over by trailerPlantation, JohorVictim was standing on the drawbar trailer towed by a tractor. He is believed to have fallen and being run over by trailerWaist injuryUnsafe act
07-07-2014Died crushed by backhoeConstruction site, KedahBackhoe was overturned and fell on the victim as it was lifting the drain blockSerious head injuriesNo safe work procedures
04-07-2014Died from falling into the tankConstruction site, Sarawak2 workers has fallen into the opening tank that filled with water. They were doing works of gantry pipe installation and welding DrowningFloor opening
03-07-2014Died due to drowning Hotel, SabahA child who was not being accompanied by his guardian found dead at the bottom of the poolDrowning
  1. Negligence
  2. The absence of life guard at the scene
03-07-2014Died being pinned by steamrollerConstruction site, PerakVictim was carrying road leveling work using steamroller. Suddenly he lost control of the steamroller caused the vehicle fell into the canal and crashed himSevere injuries to the bodiesNo safe work procedure
03-07-2014Died being crushed by truckPlantation, SabahTruck was driving uphill during the incident as it suddenly lost control and overturned. Truck crash the victim as she was flung from the truck. During the incident, she was seated at the back of the truck Severe injuries to the bodies
  1. Truck was not properly well maintain
  2. Truck used was not suitable for transporting workers
27-06-2014Three died due to concrete wall collapsedConstruction site, JohorThree workers died after being struck by concrete wall collapsed as they were carrying works of trench excavationNo safe work procedure
26-06-2014Died being pinned by forkliftRice Milling, PerakForklift overturned and crash the driver while carrying work of lifting and placing jumbo bagBroken hip bone-No safe work procedure -Victim has never undergone intensive training regarding to forklift handling
26-06-2014Died being buriedConstruction site, JohorThe trench wall collapsed and buried the victim. Prior to the incident, he was doing works of trench excavationNo safe work procedure
24-06-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, Pulau PinangVictim was assigned to sweep garbage at every floor. He is believed to have fallen from a high place and was found lying on the balcony at level 4Severe head injuryNo safe work procedure
22-06-2014Died struck by backhoePlantation, PahangVictim, a mechanic was carrying maintenance works on backhoe. The backhoe was lifted using a ' jack '. Backhoe has fallen and struck the victim due to instability position of the bakhoe Backhoe was not in stable position
14-06-2014Died due to drowningDuck Breeding Farm, PerakVictim, a tractor driver was carrying land leveling works before he and his tractor fell into the lakeDrowningFail to conduct risk assessment
09-06-2014Died struck by treeLogging, SabahVictim was struck by tree during forest clearing work Serious injuries all over bodyKnowledge employers about OSH are at a minimum level
06-06-2014Died due to fall from roofConstruction site, KedahPrior to the incident, victim was installing roof trusses with his colleague. He is believed had fallen from the roof at a height of approximately 18 feet from the ground -No safe work procedure -No supervision by the employer
02-06-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorVictim was carrying out work of upgrading grill on a balcony at level 4. He is believed to have fallen along with the iron gril that he was welding.-Unsafe act for not wearing safety harness when working at height -No safe work procedure
28-05-2014Died by insecticide poisoningPlantation, PerakVictim was diagnosed with organophosphorus as he finished doing the activities involving handling of the insecticideExposed to hazardous chemicalsLack of supervision of workers to ensure them clean up after handling any hazardous chemicals
28-05-2014Died due to drowningDock, PerakThe vehicle skidded and fell into the sea while trying to make a 'U' turnDrowningIncompetent driver
26-05-2014Death by electric shockShopping complex, Kuala LumpurThe victim was electrocuted as he was doing maintenance workElectrocutionUnsafe working condition
25-05-2014Died being hit by shovelFactory, JohorThe victim was hit by shovel as it move backwards1)The driver has no training records on driving the shovel 2)Shovel is not equipped with reverse alarm sound
22-05-2014Died crushed by forkliftFactory, Kuala LumpurForklift overturned and fell on top of the victim.Serious injuries to the headVictim is not qualified to operate the forklift
19-05-2014Died faling from heightResidential area, Kuala Lumpur8 years old boy was found dead on the floor. He is believed died due to falling from 15th floorSerious head injuriesVictim has entered the scene without permission and there are elements of negligence on the part of contractor and authorities to ensure barrier on the roof is closed as it has been opened for site visit
19-05-2014Died falling from 6th floorConstruction site, JohorVictim was patching potholes on the wall. During the incident, he was standing on the scaffolds with walls openingSevere injuries to the bodies-Not wearing safety harness when working at height -Railing is not installed on the scaffold to prevent fall
16-05-2014Death by electric shockConstruction site, Kuala LumpurThe victim was electrocuted as he was testing the circuitElectrocution
05-05-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorA pile of iron rod tube that has being lifted by a crane has hit the victim causing him to fell approximately 9 metersSuffered severe head injuries and internal bleeding-No safe work procedure for lifting work
-incompetent signalman
05-05-2014Died struck by lightningConstruction site, Kuala Lumpur.The victim was killed by lightning as he was pouring the concreteThe victim was working in the open and no lightning detector at the scene
04-05-2014Died was buried under by concrete collapseConstruction site, JohorVictim was concreting the floor as support structure for formwork fell onto himSerious injuries to the bodyFails to provide PE Design for a floor support structure
22-04-2014Died falling from heightTapak Bina Tropicana Danga BayA general worker fell down from 26th floor as he was performing floor tiles installationSerious injury to the bodyLack of supervisory
21-04-2014Died being struck by rubber wood from the truckFactory, PerakA lorry driver died being hit by rubber wood as he trying to untie the knotSevere head injuryThe composition of the wood was above the height of the bar (retaining) on lorry
17-04-2014Died caught between two brick trucksFactory, PerakThe victim went into two moving brick trucks and was caught between them Serious injury to the hip
17-04-2014Died being hit by lorryPlantation, JohorThe victim was driving up the steep road using the truck. The truck hit the divider and overturned. His head was struck by truck.Serious injury to the head
13-04-2014Died struck by circular concreteWarehouse, PerakVictim, aged 10, was playing in the concrete tube while the concrete was being rolled by his/her friend. The concrete tube was said to have slipped and fell, crushing the victim's head Serious head injuryWarehouse does not have a fence / barrier to prevent the public from entering the premises
11-04-2014Died due to drowningConstruction site, PerakVictims carry out land clearing work using bulldozer. He is believed drowned after falling into the mine along with bulldozer. DrownedRain over the last few days may weaken the structure of the ground.
08-04-2014Died being crushed by concrete gateConstruction site, PahangVictim was struck by falling concrete gate due being hit by a lorrySerious bodily injury
02-04-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, Pulau PinangThe victim fell from a height of 15 meters as he was nailing woodSevere head injury1) Unsafe working condition
2) Negligence of safety measure
17-03-2014Fatal accident involving Express BusExpressway, PerakAn accident involving express bus has occured at 301.5 KM north-south expressway. The driver was killed while 2 passengers were injured.Road slippery due to rainy day
The slopes and winding road
10-03-2014Died falling into depthPlantation - JohorThe driver fell into the ravine as he was reversing the tractor. The driver was found pinned between the steering and tractor body.Injury to the chestNo warning signs at intersections
No records of training given to the driver
03-03-2014Died falling from heightFactory Ė JohorThe victim had fallen down as the floor he stepped on broke.Serious injury to the headWorn and fragile floor
24-02-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, Kuala LumpurThe victim fell down the void area while performing the installation of the working platform on scaffoldingNo safe work procedure
12-02-2014Death pinned by tractor Plantation, JohorVictimís body had been run over by a tire as he slipped down the tractor he was driving.Injuries to the chest.
11-02-2014Died caught in an tractorPlantation, JohorThe victim was died being crushed by tractor on his way down to collect palm fruits.Serious injury to the neckSteep road conditions
08-02-2014Died falling from height Construction site, JohorVictim fell to the ground as he was dismantling the scaffoldingNone specified Fail to perform risk analysis on the scaffold dismantling procedure
19-01-2014Fatal accident involving Express BusExpressway, JohorAn accident involving express bus has occurred at 107.2KM North-South Expressway. 3 passengers were killed in this accident. -The company failed to provide safe driving procedures.
17-01-2014Falling into the oil reservoirKilang, JohorVictim slipped and fell into the reservoir containing hot water and oil. second degree burnsAccess to the workplace is unsafe and not properly maintained
05-01-2014Died falling from heightConstruction site, JohorAs the victim installing the wall cladding to the building structure, he fell from a height of 12-18 metres. Serious injury to the headInappropriate usage of PPE.
31-12-2013Died falling from heightConstruction Site - JohorVictim fell from a high place while performing his duty of installing the roof of a hall.Serious head injuryFailure to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Unsafe workplace
17-12-2013Died pinned by containersPort - Pulau PinangAccident involving a local worker who was caught between two containers while inspecting the seal number of a container.Serious head injuryFailure to practice safe work procedures
13-12-2013Died due to drowningFactory - PahangVictim fell into a pond as he was collecting water samples for laboratory work.DrowningNo safe work procedure

Inadequate supervision as the task of collecting samples was new to the victim and he started doing this for only a few days.
12-12-2013Died crushed by collapsing wallConstruction Site - JohorIncident occured during housekeeping works when suddenly a wall collapsed and crash onto the victim.Whole body injuryBrickwork of the wall was not properly done
05-12-2013Died caught between objectsPlantation - JohorVictim was found pinned between a truck's body and head. At the time, he was doing repair works on the truck.Broken hips / legsUnsafe act

Truck was not maintaned on a regular basis Truck was not maintaned on a regular
02-12-2013Death due to electrocutionConstruction Site - SarawakVictim was electrocuted while doing service line installation from a house to a utility pole.ElectrocutionFailed to do hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control over the work to be done.
23-11-2013Died being hit by tractorPlantation - JohorDuring incident, the victim who was driving a tractor came down a steep and sharp corner. He lost control of the tractor and as a result, the tractor overturned and crash onto him.Struck by tractorPoor road conditions which does not meet specifications
18-11-2013Died struck by aluminium formworkConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurA 7 kg aluminium plate struck onto the victim's head. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.Serious injury to the head
12-11-2013Died falling from heightConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurVictim is believed to have lost balance while boarding a hanging platform. A sudden slight movement to the platform caused the victim to slip and fell down.Serious injuries all over bodyNo safe work procedures
07-11-2013Died being crushed by mirrorsKedai cermin - JohorAccident occured in which the victim was crushed by 100 pieces of mirrors weighing 2 tonnes while unloading them.Serious injuries all over body
07-11-2013Died falling from heightPlantation - JohorThe victim, who was standing on a wagon pulled by a tractor, fell down to the ground. At that time, the tractor made turn and the victim lost balance causing the fall.Broken neckFailure to perform risk assessment on the wagon used
30-10-2013Killed by moving truckConstruction Site - JohorInitial investigations revealed that the victim was likely hit by a truck without being noticed by the truck driver. Rain in the morning and afternoon caused slippery and muddy soil conditions that may result in the victim slipping and fell towards the moving truck.Serious injury all over body
28-10-2013Died caught between roller conveyerFactory - SarawakVictim was instructed by supervisor to change the position of an uneven conveyor belt with an adjustable spanner at the conveyor roller adjuster. The batching plant is in operation when this activity was undertaken. The victim tried to clean out stones under the conveyor roller using an air hose. Suddenly the victim's head hit the top of the conveyor belt while the air hose was caught by the roller causing the victim to be pulled by the air hose and eventually he was pinched.Serious injuries to head and left armEmployer failed to provide a safe working system for work involving adjusting the conveyor floor for batching plant.
22-10-2013Died due to electric shock Construction Site - JohorVictim was allegedly electrocuted while cleaning the pipeline of new installed air conditioner.ElectrocutionWork premises seems watery and through observation it was found that severe electrical wiring was not properly maintained and fully inspected by a competent person.
13-10-2013Died due to severe burnsFactory - JohorAccident happened due to the problem of a "top valve" pad of column 3 in L2 section where the valve could not be closed. The victim went alone to L2 area. Afterwards the victim suddenly ran back to the control room and fell down before reaching the control room. The victim is believed to had opened the wrong valve.Severe burnsAccident happened due to the victim opening the wrong valve.
10-10-2013Died hit by lorryRoad construction area - JohorA contractor died after being hit by a lorryInjury to limbs and headAccident occured due to a lorry entering the emergency lane and hitting the worker while the worker was placing trafic cones on the road.
06-10-2013Died falling from scaffoldsFactory - KedahVictims was a sub-contractor employees was doing welding work on a warehouse door. The door fell onto the scaffold and caused victim who was on the scaffold to fall down about 10 feet to the ground.Serious injury to the headNo safe work procedure for working at height
08-09-2013Died due to fireConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurA fire incident took place inside a building under construction. The victim who working inside the area was found dead.Suffocation from smoke
27-07-2013Death due to structural collapseCar Wash - JohorConcrete wall of a building next to the car wash collapsed and struck the victim.Died struck by falling object
17-07-2013Died due to caught in the liftResidential Flats - Kuala LumpurIncident occured when the lift suddenly stopped between floor 2 and floor 3. Victim climbed out of the lift when suddenly the lift started moving downwards and caused the victim's head to be caught between the "header car door" and "door hanger landing". He died at the scene.The victim's head was caught between objectsLift was not functioning normally
17-07-2013Died being hit by objectConstruction Site - JohorThe victim is believed to be lifting a pipe using a tractor at the time of the incident. He was trying to loose the chain once the pipe was laid on the ground, then suddenly the bucket at the back of the tractor alighted and hit the victim's head.Serious injuries to the head
22-06-2013Worker electrocuted to deathConvention CentreThe victim may have suffered electrocution while cutting a cable running with electrical current causing the victims left hand to be stuck to the cable.Electrocution
20-06-2013Died after right hand was cut off in Conveyor BeltFactory - JohorThe incident occured when the victim was cleaning wood chips at a conveyor belt. The victim was too close to the conveyor, resulting the shirt worn being pulled in by the conveyor belt. This caused the victim's right hand to be cut off.Death due to loss of bloodThe employer failed to ensure safe and working procedures, especially at the Refinery Chipper Log Yard section.
11-06-2013Killed being thrown from tractor seatPlantation - JohorThe victim was thrown away from a tractor's seat while driving down a steep path.Incompetent driver
10-06-2013Died caught between objectsFactory - KedahVictim who is a foreign worker was pinned between a gantry crane motor and a pile of iron. The crane operator didn't realize the victim was there at the time of incident.Caught between moving and stationary objectsNo safe work procedure
09-06-2013Died falling for heightConstruction Site - JohorThe victim is believed to have died after falling from a height of about 10.80 meters from the floor level. At the time, the victim was undertaking cleaning works at a reserve water tank.Severe body injuries due to falling from height.No supervision for working at height
05-06-2013Collapse of Reinforced Concrete CopingConstruction Site - JohorA building structure collapsed while two workers were opening the mold of RC Coping while their position was exactly above the structure. As a result, the two workers fall down to the ground. One of them suffered minor injuries while another was killed after the structure collapsed on him.Struck by falling objectsFailure of structure
27-05-2013Died caught in a crane cabinConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurThe incident took place when the victim who worked as a crane operator was trying to lift a 7 tonne Vibrohammer using a crawler crane. Suddenly the crane overturned and trapped the operator inside the crane cabin.Caught in the crane cabinLifting excessive load
08-04-2013Died in car accidentPlantation - JohorThe victim was on his way to conduct pesticide spraying when he was hit by a four wheel drive.Struck by moving objects
04-04-2013Died due to electrocutionResidential Area - JohorVictim was found dead due to electrocution. Victim is believed to be in the middle of checking the condition of lights which were malfunctioned.ElectrocutionThe employer failed to ensure electrical leakage currents that caused shock to the employee as well as the failure of the employee to ensure the exact cause of the lights' failure.
02-04-2013Sky Lift overturned while doing roof repairing worksResidential Flats - Kuala LumpurVictim caught in the cage after the sky lift overturned.Caught in between object
25-03-2013Died after inhaling toxic gasPlant - Negeri Sembilan2 victims died after inhaling toxic gas while transfering schedule wastes into the storage.Inhalation of toxic gasInappropriate usage of PPE
25-03-2013Died due to suffocationFactory - Pulau PinangAn explosion and fire broke out at a factory. During the time, the victim was working inside and he failed to escape. He is believed died due to suffocation.Suffocation
20-03-2013Died hit by carRoad Shoulder - JohorTwo workers died after being hit by a vehicle. Atthe time they were on the road shoulder fixing their lawnmowerSerious bodily injuryNo safe work procedure for the activities near roads
14-03-2013Died being buriedConstruction Site - JohorVictim died due to suffocation when he accidentally fell into a ditch which the victim himself digged and the surrounding earth afterwards fell into the ditch burying the victim.SuffocationUnsafe working area
14-03-2013Died falling from heightConstruction Site - Pulau PinangVictim fell off from the 24th floor while performing the installation of a curtain wall.Injury to the head and bodyNo safe work procedure
14-03-2013Died struck by moving objectRailway - Kuala LumpurVictim was carrying out visual inspection on arailway when train suddenly came and hit him. He died at the scene.Injury to the bodyNoncompliance with the existing Safe Operating Procedure
17-12-2012Died falling from heightConstruction Site - PahangVictim fell from a height of 15 meters while coming down a roof. At the time of incident, victim was replacing the roof of a building.Serious injury to the head and bodyNo safe work procedure
06-12-2012Killed being crushed by mechanical buffaloFactory - JohorVictim died at the scene due to being crushed by an overturned mechanical buffalo after it hit a rock.Serious injury to the chestLack of skill in driving machinery
03-10-2012Killed in an electrocution accidentFactory - JohorVictim is believed to have died of electrocution while performing cutting of steel structure works.Injury to the arm and waistNo safe work procedure and supervision
02-10-2012Died falling from heightsConstruction Site - JohorVictim fell off the 4th floor of a building where he was working. He complained of headache before the incident. He is reported to have died in hospital.Serious injuries to bodyNo safe work procedure
29-07-2012Died falling from heightsConstruction Site - KedahAt the time of incident, victim was working on a scaffold when he fell from height of 12 feet. He was taken to the hospital for treatment and pronounced dead afterwards.Serious bodily injuryNo safe work procedure
23-07-2012Died falling from heightConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurDuring the incident, the victim was carrying out works on a 'working platform' to install the 'lift core wall' in a lift pit. Suddenly the working platform collapsed causing the victim to fall down. The seriously injured victim was brought to the hospital for treatment and was confirmed to have died the following day.Serious injuries to waist and legs
19-07-2012Died after crushed by lorryPlantation - PahangThe incident which happenes at 8.30 am involved a foreign worker who died after being crushed by a lorry filled with fertizilers.Serious injuries to the bodyNo supervision of workers
03-07-2012Died being pinnedConstruction Site - PahangThe incident involved a foreign worker who died being pinned in cabin after a crawler crane fell over while lifting a load.Serious injuries to the headNo safe working procedure for lifting works were provided as well as the weight of the lifted load exceeded the permitted limit.
28-06-2012Died crushed by tractorPlantation - PerlisVictim who is foreigner died after falling from and hit by a tractor. Victim was standing on the connection between the tractor and water tank.Serious injuries to the headNo safe work procedure.
20-06-2012Died falling from heightsFactory - JohorThe victim fell from a height of 5 metres while repairing floodlights in the workplace. The victim was taken to the hospital and was confirmed dead a day later.Serious injuries to the headWork was performed without supervison. A life line that should be attached to the safety harness was not prepared.
16-06-2012Died falling into waterPetroleum Terminal - JohorThe victim, a Malaysian citizen, fell into water and died. During the incident, the victim was on board a barge.DrowningFailure in monitoring of employee
14-05-2012Died falling from heightFactory - JohorThe victim, a Malaysian citizen, died after falling from a height of 3 metres. A steel pipe which was lifted by a mobile crane struck the victim causing the victim to fall. The victim died at the hospital after 2 days of being unconscious.Hit to the head by object after falling down1) No safe work procedure
2) Employer failed to prepare a safe working place
3) Employee were not given appropiate personal protective equipments
26-04-2012Died struck by falling objectFactory - Kuala LumpurThe victim, a foreign citizen, died after jack rods fell onto the victim while carrying out works of arranging the jack rods.SuffocationThe accident happened after the fencing could not withstand the load of thousands of arranged jack rods.
22-04-2012Died falling from heightShop - PerlisThe victim died after falling from a ladder while carrying out works of bringing down an advertising sign of a shop.Bump on head after falling down
22-04-2012Death by suffocationConstruction Site - JohorDuring the incident, the victim was carrying out piling works. Suddenly, the piling machine collapsed and the victim who was in the piling machine cabin could not escape as the cabin sinked into soft earth.SuffocationNo safe work procedures for piling works
22-04-2012Death after being stung by waspsPlantation - JohorThe victim died after being stung by wasps while patroling the plantation. The victim died at the scene.Wasp sting
03-04-2012Died falling from heightConstruction Site - JohorThe victim, a foreign citizen, fell from a height of 16 metres while carrying out works of dismantling aluminium formworks. The victim suffered internal bleedings and died on the way to the hospital.Fall from height
19-03-2012Died falling from heightConstruction Site - PerlisThe victim, a foreign worker, fell from a mobile scaffold as he was doing wiring works. The victim died in the hospital.Fall from height
12-03-2012Died struck by falling objectConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurThe victim, a foreign citizen, died after being struck by falling aluminium sheets. The victim suffered serious injuries to the head and was confirmed dead by the hospital after 2 days of treatment.Struck by fallling objectNo practical control measures for works at height
29-02-2012Died after being buriedConstruction Site - KedahThe victim during the incident climbed down into a newly dug hole to carry out works of installing sewage pipelines when suddenly the land and rocks buried the victim up to the chest. The victim was brought to the hospital and confirmed to have died due to internal injuries.BuriedNo safe work procedures
17-02-2012Died due to drowningSg. Tiram - JohorDuring the incident, the victim together with another colleague was repairing a sand processing machine on a platform located in the middle of the river. The victim usually crosses the river through a pipeline from the platform to the river banks. While crossing the river, the victim fell into the river and could not be saved.DrowningNo practice of safe work procedures
14-02-2012Died after falling from heightConstruction Site - KedahThe victim, a foreign national, was killed after falling from a lift entrance opening. At the time, the victim was working on the second floor. The victim's body was found in the lift pit.Fall from heightThe lift entrance opening was not covered properly
11-02-2012Died after falling from heightResidential Area - JohorThe victim, a Malaysian citizen, died after falling from a height of approximately 3.5 metres. A ladder which the victim was climbing slid down and fell to the floor, bringing the victim down with it. The victim died 3 days later in the hospital due to internal bleeding in the brain.Fall from heightWeak system of supervising and monitoring workers
03-02-2012Killed after hit by lorryConstruction Site - PahangThe victim died after being hit by a lorry that was reversing suddenly. At that time, the victim was situated direcly behind the lorry.Struck by objectNo safe work procedures
15-01-2012Killed after struck by falling iron rodsConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurThe incident happened at around 2.30 pm when the victim was walking towards his work location. Without realizing it, suddenly an iron rod fell down striking the victim. He suffered serious injuries to the head and died at the scene.Struck by objectWorking conditions that are not sufficiently safe
06-01-2012Death by DrowningJetty Terminal - JohorAt approximately 11 am, an engineer died while diving as he was doing installation works of a catodic protection on a jetty structure. The victim was given CPR but failed to be rescued.DrowningNo safe work procedures
29-12-2011Died after getting caught between objectsFactory - JohorThe incident happened at approximately 4.45 pm when the victim died after getting caught between the loading bay and the rear part of a trailer.Caught between objectsNo safe work procedures for operating trailer at the loading and unloading bay area.
28-12-2011Killed in an electrocution accidentFactory - SarawakThe victim, a foreign national, died of electrocution while doing inspection works of a water pump near a factory. The victim was given emergency medical assistance but died before arriving at the hospital.ElectrocutionNo safe work procedures for electrical works
21-12-2011Died due to falling from heightsQuarrying Site - JohorThe incident happened at approximately around 1.00 pm, involving the victim who was at the time doing drilling works for installing explosives. A landslide occured causing the victim to fall with the landslide from a height of 100 ft. The victim's death was confirmed on the way to the hospital.Fall from heightFailure to conduct risk assessment pertaining to drilling works
07-12-2011Died after falling from treeResort Area - KedahThe victim who works as a coconut tree climber, coconut picker and leaf cutter died when he fell from a coconut tree at 9 metres high. The victim was unconscious and admitted to an intensive care unit (ICU). He was confirmed to have died the next day.Fall from heightNo safe work procedures
02-12-2011Died after being hit by lorryConstruction Site - Pulau PinangDuring the incident, the victim was carrying out traffic controlling works at a road repairing site (for repairing pavements). While arranging safety cones by the road, he was hit by a reversing lorry. The victim suffered serious injuries and was confirmed dead at the scene.Struck by objectNo safe work procedures
01-12-2011Killed after being hit by carConstruction Site - Pulau PinangDuring the incident, the victim, a construction worker was doing road cutting works for installation of new traffic lights. Suddenly a car, believed to be driven fast, came from behind and hit the victim. The victim was thrown as far as 30 metres and died at the scene.Struck by objectNo safe work procedures
28-11-2011Died by electrocutionPencawang Pengagih Utama - JohorAt around 4.30 pm, the two victims were carrying out installation works of a copper bar onto a wall for a new grounding system. Both of the victims were electrocuted; one of them died while the other suffered injuries to the lower part of the body.ElectrocutionNo safe work procedures
25-11-2011Killed by falling dead tree branchLogging Area - KedahAt around 3.30 pm, the victim, a logger died after a dead tree branch fell onto him while he carrying out logging works.Serious injuries to the body after being hit by a falling objectNo safe work procedures
22-11-2011Died struck by falling steel I-BeamFactory - PahangAt approximately 2.35 pm, a foreign citizen was struck by a steel I-beam while he was transferring the steel onto a lorry. The victim who suffered serious injuries to the head died at the scene. He was then brought to Tengku Ampuan Hafzan Hospital for further investigation.Serious injuries to the head due to being hit by objectNo comprehensive safe work procedures for works of lifting and lowering using overhead travelling cranes.
31-10-2011Died after falling into sludge holding tankSewage Treatment Plant - PerlisAt approximately 6.45pm, the 4 year old victim died when he fell into a sludge holding tank of a sewage treatment plant. The victim is believed to have sneaked into the plant through the drainage underneath the front gate.Fall into the a sludge holding tank.The opening of the sludge holding tank was not closed properly.
21-10-2011Died after vehicle plunges into riverConstruction Site - SarawakThe victim drove a bulldozer through a 40-feet wide road which has a height of 200 metres and 80-degree slope. He is said to have wanted to overtake an excavator but failed. Hence, the victim reversed the bulldozer but it then plunged straight into a river. He was found dead at the scene.Plunged into a riverNo safe work procedures
14-10-2011Death due to electrocutionResidential Area - Kuala LumpurThe victim, a 28-year old local citizen died due to electrocution while installing Unifi cables from a Distribution Board (DB) situated on a telephone pole to a customer's house. The victim was later taken to Selayang Hospital for further actions.The victim touched a Tenaga Nasional Berhad (TNB) electric cable.No safe work procedures
04-10-2011Died crushed by tower craneConstruction Site - Pulau PinangThe victim, a civilian, was crushed to death by a tower crane. The victim who was sleeping at the time died at the scene when the crane in a free standing condition suddenly collapsed onto the shop house inhabited by the victimCrushed by a tower craneFailure in the crane's foundation
25-09-2011Died crushed by containerConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurThe victim, a foreign worker, was crushed by a container as it was lowered down by a mobile crane. The victim died at the scene and was taken to HUKM for further investigations.Crushed by objectThe crane operator did not realize that the victim was underneath the container.

No safe work procedures
12-09-2011Dies after falling off roofFactory - JohorDuring the incident, the victim together with two other workers were installing air conditioning pipes on a roof of a factory building. The victim fell down due to stepping onto a broken roof. He suffered serious injuries and died in the hospital on the same day.Fall from heightNo safe work procedure

Employers failed to provide training and supervision for works at heights
26-08-2011Died crushed by iron pipesConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurThe incident happened at around 10.15 am at a project site in Jalan Stonor, Kuala Lumpur. It happened on the 50th floor when the victim, a foreign national, was descending iron pipes using a winch. Suddenly, the wire rope of the winch fell off its drum hence the iron pipes crushed the victim who was nearby. The victim suffered serious injuries to the hands as well as a spinal fracture. He was sent to Kuala Lumpur Hospital for treatment, but his death was confirmed by 6.00pm.Crushed by objectThe wire rope fell off the drum causing the iron pipes to fall onto the victim.

Proper maintenance has not been carried out onto the winch.

No safe work procedures
08-08-2011Death due to electrocutionFactory - Pontian, JohorThe victim is a 25-year old local citizen who works as a welder with 2 years of experience. On the day of the incident, the victim was instructed by his supervisor to carry out cleaning works in the Plo work area. According to witnesses, the victim was found lying on his left side with both of his feet on the "welding bad". He was unconscious and his head was bleeding. There was a portable socket and a 3-pin plug underneath his body. The victim was rushed to Pontian Hospital and but his death was confirmed before he could get any treatment.ElectrocutionThe victim's death is due to electrocution from the portable socket that was found underneath his body.

No proper maintenance done to the electric wires.

No safe work procedure.
06-08-2011Died crushed by water tankLadang - JohorThe victim, a foreign worker, was crushed to death by a water tank sliding from a tractor. The victim was on his way home after he finished poisoning weeds in a oil palm estate.Crushed by objectThe water tank slipped through the holder of the tractor crushing the victim.

No inspections and maintenances were done on the vehicle before works were carried out.
31-07-2011Pinched by body of truckWorkshop - PahangDuring the incident, the victim, assisted by his colleague, was repairing a truck that had damaged its jack system. The jack was fully raised and the truck body was held by a metal barrier that was found on the truck body. As the repair works were being carried out, the victim was sitting on the long shaft but suddenly the truck body fell rapidly onto the victim. The victim, caught between the jack and the truck body died on the spot. The victim died due to serious bleeding after receiving a strong blow on the head.PinchedDied as a result of a strong blow to the head.

No safe work procedures.

The victim did not have the qualification or specific skills relating to machinery repairs.
28-07-2011Died by being crushed by falling objectConstruction Site -Kuala LumpurThe incident occurred approximately at 2:20 pm when a crane operator was lifting a Concrete Pile Head to put onto a trailer. As the victim was arranging the Concrete Pile Head that was lifted onto the trailer using a Crawler Crane and was suspended to the Main Block (Big Block), suddenly the Single Line Block (Small Block) fell down onto the victim's head. The victim's helmet broke and he died at the scene.Crushed by falling objectThe Single Line Block (Small Block) fell onto the victim's head.

No safe work procedures
04-07-2011Died from falling off an escalatorGovernment Agency - PutrajayaThe incident occurred at about 5.00 pm when the victim, 3, along with his youngest brother were playing near a barrier at level 2 alongside an escalator that goes down to level 1. At the same time, the victim's parents were at Level 2 near the scene of the incident. The victim is believed to have stood on the skirt pane on the outside part, and at the same time his hand was placed on the handrail that was moving downwards. As a result the victim lost his balanced and fell to the ground floor through the spacing (hole) located between the barrier and the "return glass" of the escalator at a height of 12 meters. The victim suffered severe injuries to his head and was sent to Putrajaya Hospital on the day of the incident for further treatment before being sent to the Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL), due to the increasingly critical situation. The death of the victim was confirmed at the Kuala Lumpur Hospital on 6th July 2011 at around 1.30 pm.Fall from heightThe victim who was at the skirt pane lost his balance and fell from level 2 to the ground floor.

No monitoring.
02-06-2011Died of falling from heightConstruction Site - PerlisOn 02/06/2011 at about 11.00 am, the victim with one of his friends was cutting tree branches using a chainsaw while being carried in a man basket lifted by a crane. While working at a height of 21 metres, the victim suddenly fell down along with the man basket to the ground. The victim who suffered serious injuries to the head and body was rushed to the hospital. He died shortly after being admitted to Intensive Care Unit, Sultanah Bahiyah Alor Setar, Kedah at approximately 10.30 am 03/06/2011.Fall from heightVictim fell down to the ground along with the man-basket.

Crane is not well maintained and inspected before been used.
31-05-2011Died rolled over by logging machineFactoryOn the day of accident, the victim who worked as a machine logger driver was moving the logs that has been measured and cut into different sizes from 'log cutting' division to 'log peeling (rotary)' division. The victim during that time was working night shift started from 7.00 pm until 7.00 am. Around 7.15 pm, one of the workers noted that the machine logger was spinning 360 anticlockwise with the absence of a driver. The witness waited for the machine logger to stop spinning so that he can aboard the machine logger. Afterwards, the witness found the victim lying on his side on the ground. Victim is believed died rolled over by the front tyres of the machine logger. Victim was sent to Hospital Miri afterwards.Rolled overDriver fell down to the ground and was rolled over.

No safe work procedures regarding to machine logger driving.
23-05-2011Death due to being crushed by 'luffing boom' Construction Site - Kuala LumpurThe two victims, one a permenant resident and another a foreign national, died due to being crushed by a luffing boom (of a tower crane) that fell down unexpectedly. During the incident both victims were situated under the crane. Both of them died at the scene due to severe head injury.Crushed by objectThe luffing boom suddenly fell on top of the two victims that were situated directly under the crane.

No safe work procedures.
17-04-2011Death due to landslidePlantation - KelantanThe victim, 75, a Malaysian citizen, died when he was buried alive by a landslide. During the incident the victim was doing repairs due to a landslide in a plantation alone. Suddenly the victim was crushed by another landslide. The victim died at the scene.Buried aliveThe victim was trying to do repairs caused by a landslide when suddenly he himself was buried by a landslide.

No safe work procedures.
17-04-2011Died while in confined spaceManhole - Pulau PinangThe two victims both being Malaysian citizens, died when they entered a confined space. During the incident they were finishing up their work of cleaning sewerage pipes. Upon entering the confined space, it caused them to suffocate and become unconscious. Both victims died at the scene and were sent to hospital for autopsy.SuffocationThe victims were believed to have suffocated while being in the confined space.

No safe work procedure for works in condined space.
14-04-2011Died crushed by timberLogging Area - KelantanThe victim, 52, a Malaysian citizen, died when he was crushed by a tree log that rolled over his body. During the incident the victim was carrying out tree cutting works in the logging area. While cutting the trees, the timber rolled over and crushed the victim. He was rushed to the hospital but died upon arriving to hospital.Crushed by objectA tree log that he cut rolled over and crushed the victim.

No safe work procedures
09-04-2011Died falling from heightConstruction Site - Pulau PinangThe victim, 35, a foreign national, died when he fell from a rooftop at a height of 8 metres. During the incident the victim was carrying out 'T-Beam' concrete works for one of the houses still in construction. While he was doing the works he fell to the ground and died at the scene.Fall from heightThe victim who was doing concrete works suddenly fell to the ground.

No safe work procedures while carrying out 'T-Beam' concrete works.
05-04-2011Died falling from heightConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurThe victim, 31, a foreign national, died when he fell from a segment at a height of 10.7 metres. During the incident, the victim was carrying out works to clean up wastes of building materials in an elevated road segment. While he was cleaning up, he fell into an uncovered manhole. He suffered injuries to the head and hand and eventually died at the scene.Fall from heightThe victim fell into an uncovered manhole while doing works of cleaning up construction wastes.

No safe work procedures for doing cleaning up works.
29-03-2011Died crushed by tractorPlantation - JohorThe victim, 30, a foreign national, died when he was crushed by a tractor. During the incident the victim was carrying out hole closing works on the road surface. He was driving a tractor carrying earth to close the holes when suddenly the tractor lost its balance and fell over onto the victim.Crushed by objectThe tractor driven by the victim fell over and crushed the victim.

No safe work procedures.
26-03-2011Death by being rolled over by road rollerPlantation - Negeri SembilanThe victim, 18, a Malaysian citizen, died when he was rolled over by a road roller. During the incident the victim was carrying out road levelling works in the plantation using the roller. He stopped the roller and went in front of it to see something when suddenly the roller rolled over him. The victim died at the scene.Rolled over by objectThe road roller was on a slope when it stopped, hence it rolled over the victim.

No safe work procedures.
25-03-2011Died being wedged between cagesFactory - PahangThe victim, 22, an foreign national, died when he was wedged between cages. During the incident the victim was carrying out works of pulling out cages of oil palm fruits from sterilizers. While the victim was pulling out the cages, he ask some shoveling help. As the shoveler was pushing the cages, he found that the victim was caught between the cages and rushed to send the victim to a nearby hospital. The victim died on the way to the hospital.Wedged between objectsThe victim was caught between the cages when the shoveler pushed the cages.

No safe work procedures.
16-03-2011Death due to exploding barrel drumsFactory - JohorA local worker, age 30, died when barrel drums undergoing welding suddenly exploded. During the incident the victim was carrying out renovation works to the drums in order to use them for diesel oil storage. As the victim was welding the cover of the drum, the drum exploded causing the cover to fling towards to chest and face of the victim. He was rushed to the nearest hospital but died after several days of receiving treatment.Struck by objectThe barrel drum undergoing welding by the victim exploded, tossing its cover which hit the victim's chest and face.

No safe work procedures.
09-03-2011Died falling off a ladderStreet light - KedahA local worker, age 31, died after he slipped and fell off a ladder. During the incident the victim was carrying out works to change the connections of street lights. As the victim was descending the ladder after completing his work, he suddenly slipped and fell to the ground. The height of his fall was 3.5 metres. The victim was unconscious and rushed to a nearby hospital. He died on 17.03.2011.Fall from heightThe victim fell to the ground as he was descending a ladder.

No safe work procedures.
01-03-2011Died falling off trailerPlantation - JohorA foreign worker, age 26, died when he fell off a trailer. During the incident the victim together with a tractor driver entered a farm to collect empty barrels used to store mixtures of herbicides after works of spraying have finished. While the tractor which they rode was descending a hill, the victim fell of the trailer and was hit by the trailer's rear tyre. He died at the scene due to severe injuries at the back of the head.Struck by objectThe victim fell off while riding a trailer and the rear tyre hit him.

No safe work procedures.
24-02-2011Died falling from heightConstruction Site - JohorA foreign worker, age 30 years old, died when he fell from height. During the incident the victim was on the 8th floor and was bringing down a concrete barrel to a place to pour concrete. Strong winds hit the area causing the barrel to sway and hit the wooden support on the 9th floor. The wooden support broke and fell off. The victim tried to avoid the support causing him to lose his balance and fall to the ground.Fall from heightThe incident happened during strong winds as the victim was trying to avoid a falling wooden support.

No safe work procedures.
14-02-2011Died crushed by timberLogging Area - KelantanA local worker, 26 years old, died due to being crushed by a tree log. During the incident the victim, an excavator driver was doing work of placing tree logs onto a truck. Suddenly a strong gust of wind hit the area. A rotted tree log fell and crushed the victim. The victim died on the way to the nearest hospital.Crushed by objectA strong gust of wind caused a rotted tree log to fall crushing the victim.

No safe work procedures.
13-02-2011Died falling into riverSand Quarry - KelantanA local worker, aged 20, died when he drowned in a river. During the incident the victim, a general worker, was doing repairs on a damaged pipeline of a sand sucker. After completing the repairs, the victim traversed the pipeline to go the river bank to buy some food at a nearby shop. Suddenly he slipped and fell into the river. The river current was very fast, causing the victim to be swept away and drowned.DrowningThe victim slipped and fell while traversing the sand sucker pipeline.

No safe work procedures.
12-02-2011Died falling off portable stairsConstruction Site - Pulau PinangA foreign worker, 32, died when he fell from a height of 5 metres. During the incident, the victim was carrying out spraying works of a material called 'debond release agent' using portable stairs. The material is used to facilitate separation when 'joining processes' are done between segments. The stairs failed to move, so the victim tried to climb onto one of the segments. Upon boarding a segment, he fell down. He died at the scene due to severe head injury.Fall from heightThe victim fell down trying to climb onto a segment.

No safe work procedures.
27-01-2011Died being rolled over by tractorPalm Oil Plantation, SarawakA local worker, aged 47, died by being rolled over by a tractor. During the incident, he was sitting on the mudguard of the tractor. The tractor was on its way to collect oil palm fruits when the front part of the tractor suffered damage. The screw that supports the front weight bar of the tractor broke. The tractor driver hurriedly stopped his tractor causing the victim to fall. The victim was then rolled over by the tractor's tyres.Rolled over by objectThe screw that held the front weight bar of the tractor broke. The victim fell. He was rolled over by the tractor's tyres.

No safe work procedures.
12-01-2011Died falling off factory roofFactory - Pulau PinangA local worker, aged 47, died when he fell off the roof of a factory which was 13.7 metres high. The victim was doing roof repairs at the time. During the incident, the victim accidently stepped on the thermoplastic/PVC part of the roof. The roof broke instantly causing the victim to fall down to the ground. He died at the scene due to severe head injury.Fall from heightThe victim accidently stepped on the thermoplastic/PVC part of the roof (which can easily break) causing him to fall down and die.

No safe work procedures.
03-01-2011Death caused by sudden floor collapseConstruction Site - Kuala LumpurA foreign worker, aged 30 years old, died when a floor structure suddenly collapsed. During the incident, the victim was carrying out cement leveling work where the cement was pumped onto the formwork structure. As the cement was being poured, suddenly the structure collapsed. The victim fell with it and was buried by the concrete. The victim died on the spot.Fell and buried aliveA floor structure suddenly collapsed. The victim was buried by concrete.

No safe work procedures.
02-01-2011Death caused by falling into machineFactory - JohorA foreign worker, aged 34 years old, died when he fell into a wood shredder machine. During the incident, he was given the task of shredding boards using the machine. He fell into the machine while using it. His whole body disintegrated, killing him instantly.Fall into machineThe accident happened because the victim was operating the machine alone.

No safe work procedures.
29-04-2010Killed by a tractor commutting to workplaceKedahThe victim, 28, was killed after being involved in an accident on the way to workplace.
24-04-2010Hit by bulldozerIndustrial Area, MelakaThe victim, 21, was killed after a bulldozer toppled during clearing of the work site.
19-04-2010Fall from heightKuala LumpurThe victim, a foreign worker, was killed after falling from height. During the incident, the victim was putting silicon in between the windows mirrors. Unfortunately, he stepped on an area with no mirror installed, and fell down onto the skylift.
09-04-2010Fell from scaffoldHighway, Kuala LumpurThe victim, 23, was killed after falling down from scaffold.
06-04-2010Sudden death after faintingIndustrial Area, Seremban, Negeri SembilanThe victim, 40 years,was found death after fainting.
01-04-2010Fall from heightKuala LumpurThe victim, 28 years, a foreign national, was killed after falling from 24th floor to 6th floor. During the accident, the victim was doing cleaning/clearing works at the 24th floor.
29-03-2010Scaffold collapsedTerengganuThe victim, 37 years, a foreign national, was killed after a scaffold collapsed at a construction site.
21-03-2010Found death in confined spaceSabahSix victims were killed in a confined space (a treated water pumping tank). They were killed due to toxic gases.
08-03-2010Hit by a bulldozerPahangThe victim, 62 years, was killed after being hit by a bulldozer which was sliding from a slope.
04-03-2010Hit by a tractorPahangThe victim, 43 years, was killed after falling down from a tractor. During the incident, the victim was on the way back after finished collecting oil palm fruits.
03-03-2010Falling down inside the binPahangThe victim, 25 tahun, from Nepal, died after falling into a bin through its opening. During the incident, the victim was doing scraping works of the bin.
22-02-2010Hit by excavatorPahangThe victim, 27 years, from Indonesia, was killed after being hit by an excavator during cleaning activity.
20-02-2010Hit by bulldozerMelakaThe victim, 14 years, was killed after being hit by a bulldozer. During incident, the victim was playing near the machine.
17-02-2010Found dead in a toiletMelakaThe victim, 40 years, was found dead in a toilet by other worker.
16-02-2010Killed in confined spaceKuala LumpurTwo foreign workers were found dead in a confined space at the sewage plant. During the incident, they were doing cleaning works at the manhole.
09-02-2010Struck by a treePahangThe victim, 39 years, a foreign national, was killed after being struck by a tree (logging).
01-02-2010Struck by a treeKelantanThe victim, 55 years, was killed after being struck by a tree (logging).
01-02-2010Fall from heightPulau PinangThe victim, 35 years, a foreign national, was killed after falling from a height of 7 metres. During the incident, the victim was installing water cooling cables.
31-01-2010Drowned at river re-construction sitePahangThe victim, 7 years, was found drowned at a river re-construction site.
28-01-2010Pinched between objectsTerengganuThe victim, 45 years, was killed after being pinched between a mobile crane counterweight and the back of a trailer body.
26-01-2010Fall from heightPahangThe victim, 39 years, was killed after falling from the 3rd floor of a school building. During the incident, the victim was doing painting works and renovating the school building.
25-01-2010Killed during repair workPlantation - TerengganuThe victim,30 years, a foreign national, was killed after serious burning while doing welding (repair) works on a reactor.
21-01-2010Buried with waste disposalKelantanThe victim, 44 years, was buried with rubbish in the local district council waste disposal. During the incident the victim was collecting cans and plastic bottles for selling.
21-01-2010Killed by sanding calibrator machineIndustrial Area - JohorThe victim, 35 years, a foreign national, was killed after being struck by a sanding calibrator door, which was not properly closed.
15-01-2010Struck by an objectKelantanThe victim, 26 years, was killed after being struck by a tree (logging).
10-01-2010Struck by an objectKelantanThe victim, 32 years, a foreign worker, was killed after being struck by a tree (logging).
05-01-2010Struck by Cooling Tower FanPahangThe victim, 34 years old, a foreign worker, was killed after being struck by cooling tower fan while doing the maintenance.

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