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    Fatal Accident Case

    Date Title Case Location Summary Case Focus of Investigation
    2020-02-28 Worker dies after getting stuck in a goods hoist Manufacturing, Penang A packing operator was killed after getting stuck in a goods hoist 1. The employer authorised the operation of goods hoist eventhough pending approval from DOSH.
    2. The integrity of the goods hoist cannot be confirmed because some improvement works must be done before operation.
    3. Employer failed to provide control so far as is practicable to prevent workers from operating unapproved hoisting machine.
    2020-02-22 Two workers die from asphyxiation Business Services, Cyberjaya Two (2) foreign sub-contractor workers were asphyxiated to death by high concentration of nitrogren when they were cutting pipe. 1. Contractors and employers failed to comply with the Industry Code of Practice for Safe Working in a Confined Space 2010 requirements.
    2020-02-20 Worker dies after being crushed by a retaining wall panel Construction, Selangor A sub-contractor worker died after being crushed by a retaining wall during the panel realignment work. 1. HIRARC on RE Wall installation activities should be reviewed.
    2. The employer must conduct an internal investigation to prevent the same accident from recurring.
    2020-02-20 Worker dies after being stung by hornets Construction, Johor A sub-contractor worker was killed after he was stung by swarm of hornets when installing culvert. 1. Employer failed to conduct HIRARC for culvert installation and other related work activities.
    2020-02-19 Worker dies from explosion Fisheries, Terengganu A self-employed person was died after a floating cage drum containing compressed air exploded and injured him. 1. Victim was self-employed without employees.
    2. The work was carried out in public area.
    2020-02-15 Worker dies after falling from height Construction, Pahang The victim, an electrical wiring worker died after falling at a height of 2 meters during a conduit pipe installation. 1. Employer failed to provide Safe Work Procedure for electrical wiring work activities and conduit pipe installation.
    2. Employer failed to appoint a Site Safety Supervisor (SSS)
    2020-02-12 Worker dies after falling from height Business Services, Perak A sub-contractor worker for street light wiring and installation died after falling from a 3.7m high when erecting scaffolding. 1. JKKP 6 has been reported to the Department as HUK.
    2. The fatal accident was reported to the Department on 20.02.2020.
    3. There was no supervision by the owner on scaffolding erection.
    4. Owner failed to provide Safe Work System for scaffolding erection activities.
    2020-02-10 A cook dies in fire Restaurant, Sarawak A cook died on 04.01.2020 after he suffered 21% burns when he tried to turn off gas stove. 1. DOSH Sarawak received a fatal accident report on 10.02.2020.
    2. The accident occurred on 26.12.2019 and the victim died on 04.01.2020.
    3. Employer failed to report fatal accident to DOSH within 24 hours to the nearest DOSH Office.
    4. No OSH-related documents at work and no SOP for kitchen work provided.
    2020-02-04 Worker dies after falling from trailer. Agriculture, Sabah A foreign worker was killed after falling from trailer and rammed by it. 1. The employer allows the employees commuting in company trailer.
    2. There is no risk assessment (HIRARC) for the activities of workers commuting in trailer conducted.
    3. The accident scene is slightly downhill without bump or uneven surface.
    2020-02-01 Worker dies in a concrete mixer accident. Factory, Johor A foreign worker was killed after falling into a concrete mixer while cleaning. 1. Employer failed to provide SOP for concrete waste cleaning work. 2. Employer failed to conduct HIRARC for concrete waste cleaning work. 3. Employer failed to provide SOP for cement mixing work. 5. Employer need to improve the Safety and Heath Committee functions at workplace.
    2020-01-26 Worker dies falling from a truck and punctured by a loading spike Palm Oil Farm, Sabah A tractor driver was killed after he fell from a lorry into the palm fruit bunch container and was punctured by a loading spike. i. Safe work system for loading and unloading of fruit bunch must ber reviewed.
    ii. A dedicated parking space for bin lorry must be provided.
    2020-01-23 Worker killed by concrete mould Factory, Johor A foreign worker died after being crushed by a precast concrete mould when he was cleaning the mould for next activity. i. The factory was not registered with DOSH.
    ii. There was no OSH system in the factory.
    iii. There were no safe work procedures for related work.
    iv. There was no risk assessment (HIRARC) conducted for related work.
    v. There are 18 gantry cranes that were not registered with DOSH.
    vi. The cleanliness of the factory was unsatisfactory.
    vii. Access to and from work was blocked.
    2020-01-21 Worker killed by falling tree Logging, Sarawak A logging worker (hookman) died after the tree he tried to tie fell on his back. i. Failure to establish a safe working system for logging works.
    ii. Failure to conduct risk assessment (HIRARC) for logging works.
    2020-01-19 Worker dies falling from height Factory, Johor A worker fell from a high ground and died while removing the roof. i. The victim was suspected to fail to attach body harness to the provided life-line.
    ii. Workplace has been ordered to stop all related work activities.
    2020-01-18 Worker dies crushed by a tractor inside a farm Palm Oil Farm, Johor A foreign farm worker was killed after being hit by a tractor after the tractor failed to move up a slope i. Failed to submit tractor maintenance records.
    ii. Failed to provide safe work procedure for tractor driving.
    iii. Failure to comply with the risk assessment (HIRARC) for tractor driving.
    iv. Failed to update tractor safe working procedure.
    2020-01-13 Death from chemical explosion Factory, Melaka A worker died after a barrel containing liquid thinner exploded and burnt after caught in fire from grinding and cleaning activities. i. Failed to provide safe work system for grinding and cleaning work.
    ii. Failed to conduct risk assessment (HIRARC) for grinding and cleaning work activities.
    iii. Failed to register the workplace as a factory.
    2020-01-12 Death from explosion of tire tube Quarry, Terengganu A lorry driver was killed after a truck tire exploded while inflating and caused the victim to bounce away. i. Failed to provide risk assessment (HIRARC) for maintenance of vehicle tires activity.
    ii. Failed to provide safe operating procedures for maintenance of vehicle tires activity.
    2020-01-11 Worker dies falling from height Warehouse, Pulau Pinang A foreign worker died after falling from a roof at a height of 30 meters working on the renovation work. i. No life-line was installed for safety harness.
    ii. Failed to provide safe work procedure (SOP) for working at height.,br/> iii. Failed to provide risk assessment system (HIRARC) for building renovation works.
    2020-01-10 Worker dies falling from height Construction, Selangor A construction company manager died after slipping from a height of 3.9 meters while inspecting formwork. i. The aluminum ladder on the scaffold used to level 1 was damaged (bent) causing the stairs to become unstable and sway.
    ii. The scaffold installed as entrance to the a 1st floor was not installed by competent scaffolding operators.
    iii. Mounted scaffold was not well maintained.
    iv. The employer failed to conduct risk assessment (HIRARC) on the installation and maintenance of scaffolds.
    v. The site failed to appoint a full-time safety site supervisor.
    2020-01-03 Worker died at sewage treatment plant Sewage Treatment Plant, Selangor A general worker died after he lost control and collapsed while trying to rescue a colleague in a sewage treatment plant. i. Failed to follow safe work procedures for work in confined spaces.
    ii. Failed to appoint competent person for confined space work especially 'entry supervisor'.
    iii. Failed to create emergency plan for work performed for in confined space.
    iv. Failed to make sure permit to work (PTW) was issued as stated in the safe operating procedure (SOP).
    v. Failure to submit risk assessment system (HIRARC) and control measures against confined space work.
    2020-01-02 Worker dies crushed by a concrete mold Factory, Johor A worker who was working on a welding job was crushed by a concrete molding panel that collapsed during lifting using the Overhead Trevelling Crane (OTC) i. No buffer is placed on the concrete to prevent it from falling.
    ii. Safe work procedures for lifting cranes were not fully followed.
    2019-11-20 Workers drowned Golf Course, Johor A safety and health officer was found drowned after fell into the sand discharge area while preparing for a walkabout. 1. Still under investigation by the JKKP
    2019-11-09 Contractor died falling from height Construction, Johor A contractor worker was killed after fell from a height of 9 meters while dismantling cross beam soffit. 1. Employers fail to maintain a safe working system to ensure the safety of the employees working at height.
    2. The failure of the contractor to provide adequate training for all employees working at height.
    2019-11-08 Worker dies falling from height Factory, Sarawak Two workers using forklift to lift them in the bucket to clean the roof were killed after fell and crushed by the bucket. 1. Employers have misused forklifts to lift people.
    2. The employer has failed to provide a safe working procedure document for the roofing cleaning process.
    3. The employer failed to provide a risk assessment document for the roofing cleaning process.
    2019-11-06 Worker dies crushed by water tank Plantation, Kelantan A pesticide sprayer was killed after a water tank fell from a tractor that slipped down the hill. 1. Investigation focuses on safe working procedure of tractor operation on hillside
    2019-11-04 Worker dies after strangled by t-shirt Workshop, Johor A mechanic died while repairing the vehicle after a t-shirt used to cover his face and head stucked at long shaft of a moving vehicle and strangling him to death. 1. Failure to ensure workers safety.
    2. Failure to report fatal accident.
    3. Failure to conduct accident investigation.
    4. Premise is used as workers' accommodation.
    5. Failure to register workplace.
    2019-10-31 Worker dies crushed by steel plate Factory, Pahang A forklift driver died after being hit by a falling 2-tonne steel plate while being lifted using an overhead traveling crane. 1. The employer failed to make sure the webbing sling was inspected before the job.
    2. The employer failed to supervise and provide a safe place for lifting work and no control over the entry of worker into the lifting zone.
    2019-10-31 Worker dies crushed by a forklift Factory, Selangor A general worker died after his forklift was overturned and crushed him. 1. The victim is incompetent for driving and operating the forklift and has never attended any related training. 2. Employer failed to establish control of forklift operation within factory area.
    2019-10-25 Dead at the sewage treatment plant Sewage Treatment Plant, Johor A general worker died after being trapped in a manhole due to heavy water flowing after the victim clearing the waste clogging the manhole. 1. Still under investigation by the JKKP
    2019-10-23 Worker dies after fell and trapped under a scraper conveyor Palm Oil Mill Factory, Johor A worker died after falling and trapped under a 'scraper conveyor' after the victim finished cleaning and clearing the fiber stuck into the 'ribbon conveyor'. 1. The victim was found to be doing a 'ribbon conveyor' cleaning job in a condition where the sprocket conveyor was operating without a valid work permit.
    2. The scraper conveyor operates without a cover along the conveyor and causes the victim to work in high risk situations.
    3. There is no safe working procedure for the conveyor cleaning job.
    4. No supervision to the compliance of the prescibed LOTO procedure.
    5. Access to emergency stop button is too far from the accident area.
    2019-10-22 Worker dies after his hand caught on a roller wind-up machine Factory, Perak A machine operator died after his left hand was caught between the liner fabric and the roller wind-up machine while operating the machine. 1. The victim was transferred to the section for 2 weeks.
    2. The safe working procedures in the 'wind-up roller machine' section are incomplete.
    3. The cover on the foot pedal to operate the roller machine was broken.
    2019-10-18 Worker ground by ribbon blender machine Factory, Johor A worker killed after being ground by 'ribbon blender' machine while taking sample. 1. The employer failed to identify the cause of the accident.
    2. Instruct the factory to conduct an internal investigation.
    3. Instruct the employer to inspect the detector switch and submit the report.
    2019-10-18 The truck driver killed struck by falling steel pipe Factory, Selangor A truck driver died after being struck by falling steel pipe during the loading process by a forklift machine. 1. Forklift drivers have no competency training as competent forklift drivers.
    2. Employers do not have safe work procedures for forklift handling work.
    2019-10-10 Dead collided with a bulldozer Palm Oil Mill Factory, Perak A waste buyer was killed after being hit by a reversing bulldozer in the factory. 1. The bulldozer does not have complete safety equipment such as horn, rear and side mirrors, rear alarms and rear lights.
    2. Failure to provide a safe work system for traffic management and safety briefings to outsiders.
    2019-10-04 Worker dies crushed by roller machine Factory, Melaka A mechanic died after being hit by a roller machine which fell onto the road from lorry during relocation process. 1. Employer has failed to provide safe working procedures for roll machine transfer works using truck.
    2019-09-26 Worker dies struck by palm oil bunch Plantation, Sarawak Worker dies after being hit by palm oil bunch while he was reaping the fruit. 1. The employer held a safety and health meeting after the accident on 7.11.2019
    2019-07-01 Worker dies after hit by falling stone Quarry, Perak An excavator driver was killed after being hit by falling stone while loading the stone into a lorry. Failed to establish HIRARC and SOP for monitoring of work for stone clearing, breaking and loading.
    2019-06-27 Dead collided with a public vehicle Public road, Pahang A sub-contractor worker was killed after he was hit by a 4x4 vehicle while he was breaking the road surface to install fiber-optic cable. i. No supervision were made on the traffic control system of the main employer and contractor.
    ii. Review of SOP for work done by traffic area.
    iii. The work performed is not supervised and is not within the time stipulated by the work permit.
    2019-06-27 Worker dies after strucked by falling wooden block Factory, Johor A construction worker was killed after hit by a wooden block fell from 4-meter-high when he was resting at undesignated location. i. Employers and employees fail to comply with SOP and HIRARC work.
    ii. No supervion while work is in progress.
    iii. The victim is resting in an inappropriate place.
    2019-06-26 Contractor dies after falling from height Factory, Pulau Pinang A sub-contractor was killed after falling at a height of 4.5 meters while installing an Industrial cable trunking. i. Employers fail to keep their workplace safe and cause harm to their employee.
    ii. Employer failed to provide HIRARC for trunking cable installation work.
    2019-06-25 Death by wall collapse Hotel, Pulau Pinang Four (4) hotel employees were killed after a wall collapsed while repairing the retaining wall. i. Employers failed to keep their workplace safe and cause harm to all victims.
    ii. The owner of the hotel took his own initiative to repair the retaining wall.
    2019-06-25 Excavator driver dies after strucked by excavator boom Paddy field, Perak An excavator driver was killed after the his head was strucked by the excavation boom. i. Victims of self-employed excavator driver with jobbing clean the field.
    ii. The victim worked alone without supervision during the incident.
    2019-06-19 Worker is killed after hitting an object on a pathway Airport, Pulau Pinang An Aviation Security employee was killed after his motorcycle hit an object (dolly tire) on the service route. i. No speed limit warning signboards on work routes.
    ii. Employer failed to ensure so far as is practicable to maintain a good and safe working environment.
    2019-06-17 Contractor dies after falling from height Factory, Pulau Pinang A contractor worker died after falling from 4-meter broken roof while doing a survey and measurement for chimney repair and changes work. Employer failed to provide SOPs for chimney repair and changes works at high place.
    2019-06-13 Operator is killed after caught by die casting machine Factory, Pulau Pinang A machine operator died after being caught by die casting machine while trying to remove a mold that fell inside the machine. Die cast machine has been modified from auto to semi-auto by the employer due to damage to some equipment on the machine.
    2019-05-08 Operator is killed when struck by chain bar Factory, Pulau Pinang A plant operator was suspected to have been struck to his death by a chain bar support from a conveyor machine. Employer failed to provide safe operating procedures for operating Cooling Conveyor Line.
    2019-05-05 Operators are killed when crushed by date palette Factory, Pulau Pinang Two operators were killed after being crushed by a date pallet while transporting items in the Cool Room. i. Failure to provide SOPs for lifting pallets in the cool coom.
    ii. The housekeeping SOPs at the accident area needs to be provided due to bent pallet structure.
    2019-02-15 Died, crushed by steel structure Construction ,Penang Three construction workers were killed after crush by steel truss that collapsed due to a crushing of the mobile aerial platform "i) Failure to investigate the Site Safety Supervisor (SSS) ii. The site has yet to be registered with JKKP
    2019-02-08 Died falling from lorry Road, Pahang The victim of a sub-contractor worker died after falling off the truck c during a water-pouring work on the surface of the road before the premix tar pavement. *no information
    2019-02-02 Died crushed by machinery Waste Collection factory, WPKL The victim of a sub-contractor worker died after heavy machinery was being struck while he was working on cutting parts on the machine to be disposed of. *no information
    2019-02-02 Died, crushed by concrete panel Construction , Selangor The victim of a sub-contractor worker was killed after a concrete panel collapsed during a pre-dumping work on the diagonal prop wall precast concrete (WPC). "i. There is no SOP for the opening of the 'diagonal prop'. ii. No PIC for supervision and review of WPC works. iii. No PE calculation for recommendation support for 'weight and design' for 'WPC base' "
    2019-02-02 Dies, explosion traktor tyre Palm Oil Mill, Sabah The victim of a general worker, worked as a tractor driver died after the tube tire was being pumped off explode and caused the victim to grasp serious injuries in the head . SOP of the relevant work should be done by the worker only.
    2019-01-25 Died, crushed by brick wall Factory, kedah The victim of a general worker was died on a concrete wall that fell while the victim was pushing the iron door in the factory area. "i Failed to perform inspection and maintenance to ensure concrete wall construction in a safe and sound state. Ii. Failure to provide SOP and HIRARC for opening and closing iron gates. "
    2019-01-22 Died crushed by lorry Construction, Johor The victim of a construction worker died after the motorcycle that he was riding crush a lorry ghost who was stopped by the nearby road within the construction site "i Failed to place vehicle control measures out into the premises. ii. Failure to appoint Site Safety Supervisor (SSS) "
    2019-01-21 Died ,stuck at conveyor Palm Oil Mill, Sabah The victim of a subcontractor was killed in a fiberglass incline conveyor while welding works on the airlock. i. Failure to provide PTW for related work. ii. Failure to hold a barrier to cover all loads of conveyors
    2019-01-20 Died falling from height Construction, johor The victim of a general worker died after falling from 28th floor while doing work on refining the inner wall part i. Failure to perform employee control measures to enter the premises ii. Failure to hold adequate supervision of work performed iii. Failure to ensure the machinery (gendola) is supervised in its use safely.
    2019-01-18 Died, electric shock Farming, Sabah The victim of a general worker was strike by electric shock during the work of cable-grade charging equipment "i. Failure to establish a Safety Committee at the workplace ii. Failure to hold a safety training related to SOPs related to "
    2019-01-13 Died falling from height Construction, Melaka The victim of a sub-contractor worker died after falling from the 19th floor while installing the cantilever to be the platform ' i Failed to provide SOP for work platform installation work ii. Failure to provide 'lifeline' for transport to avoid falling. "
    2019-01-08 Died falling from height Construction, Pahang he victim of a project manager died after falling from a beam structure slipping at a height of 10 meters. " no related SOPs. ii. No system; permit to work 'to work in high places. iii. PPE usage; safety harness is unsafe, not clinging to any safe place.
    2019-01-07 Died, crushed by brick wall Construction, penang The victim of a worker died after being crushed and stuck beneath the collapsed concrete wall of a demolished home. Inspection and investigation at the scene found that the demolished structure measuring 2.5 x 2.3 x 0.15 m with a weight estimated 1500 kg.
    2019-01-02 Died crushed by kubota tractor Palm oil Mill Kelantan The victim of a kubota tractor driver died after being hit by a tractor crush into steep depth over 30 feet i. High slope surface exceeds 10 degrees. ii. SOP for tractor driving after rain / slippery road is not explained.
    2018-12-29 Died, electric shock Palm Oil Mill, sarawak A farm worker died after being strike by electric shock by high tension lines during the harvesting of palm o *no information
    2018-12-28 Died falling from height Construction Sarawak Victims of a sub-contractor worker to work on plastering wall plaster after falling from level 11. *no information
    2018-12-27 Died in confine space Factory, Johor 2 workers died after drowning in a water treatment plant tank during cleaning work. i. Failure to practice safe code (ICOP) works in confined space. ii. Failure to hold HIRARC for water treatment plant tank cleaning work. iii. Failure to set procedures to enter confined space
    2018-12-24 Died falling from height Construction, Perak Victims of a construction worker died after falling from level 35 while working in the 'elevator shaft' i. The barrier used is not proper and easy to open. ii. There is no SOP for wall plug installation and wall bracket iii. There was no supervision and oversight by the main contractor because there was no supervisor. iv. Failure to maintain the scaffolding used.
    2018-12-21 Dies ,stuck at conveyor Factory, perak A general worker died after being caught in a conveyer machine. The victims are suspected of climbing the wall of the conveyer and slip into the conveyer ' Employer fails to document a SOP for entry or maintenance work in the 'conveyer'
    2018-12-21 Died falling from height Factory, Perak sub-contractor worker died after falling at a height of 7 meters during the work of roof replacement. i. Employer fails to provide secure work system for related work ii. No SOP working in height iii. No supervision and supervision of the employer iv. There is no training for working at height
    2018-12-20 Died falling from height Construction, Johor A construction worker died after 17 days of receiving treatment at the Sultan Ismail Hospital. Victims are suspected of falling from 1st floor at construction site. Employer fails to report accident to DOSH
    2018-12-16 Died, electric shock Factory, Sarawak sub-contractor were killed when washing shoes at Washing Bay using 'water jet i. The OM Material (SB) has disturbed the scene by removing the fuse boxes and all existing electrical wires.
    2018-12-11 6 dead workers in a fire Stor, Perak 6 workers were killed in a fire at items storage The workplace was found to store items for events on the ground floor and store explosives and fireworks for the purpose of the upstart event
    2018-12-10 Died falling from height Factory,Penang sub-contracted worker died after falling with a forklift engine from a height of 40 feet Forklif used several times on the day of the event to easily unload the goods using the platform as a lifting equipment.
    2018-11-21 Died falling from height construction, selangor A helper at construction site falling from a height of 15 meters high when it bore iron rebates to a crane sling i. Failure to observe SOP. ii. Existing HIRARC failures for truck operator risk for load-lifting activities
    2018-11-19 Died, crushed by object Factory ,johor 'Assistant Production Manager' was crushed by a mezzanine floor, filled with excessive pallets *no information
    2018-10-29 Died, crushed by object Cosntruction, Johor The victim , a construction worker died after crushed by collapsed structure of T's ribs while the victim was making measurements under the rib. *no information
    2018-10-22 Died, crushed by sewerage pipe Sewerage Plant, sarawak A civilian was killed after a sewer pipe laid down by the roadside rolled to the victim and crushed. i. There is no control over the building materials placed on the acident place.
    2018-10-21 Died, crushed by brick wall Construction site, Selangor The tower crane operator died after a brick wall collapse and crushed the victim while on the way to the 7th floor 'resting area'. i. The brick wall work was not fully assembled and there is no stiffner or support to support the brick wall
    2018-10-19 Died, electric shock Jetty, Sarawak The victim operator of sand barge, falls into the river after being hit by electric shock during the work of sucking water out of the barge using an 'electric water pump' "i The sand barges have not been at the jetty, believed to have been out of sand dredging. ii. 'Electric water pump' and electrical connections are on board. "
    2018-10-11 Died, crushed by escavator Plantation, Selangor The victim, a subconstractor worker died after fall and crushed by excavators bucket. i. No safety belt in excavator stting seat. ii. No HIRARC and NO SOP for excavator operation
    2018-10-09 Died, road accident Cleaning Company, Kedah Victims , a waste collection crew were killed in a road accident after the victim truck collided with tipper truck on the sidewalk. The victim's truck collided with a tipper truck lying on the side of the road which resulted in the death of the victim and 3 other victims of the injured
    2018-10-09 Died falling from height Construction, Melaka The victim , a subcontractor was killed after falling at the height of 8 meters into the sewer hole. i. No SOP for sewerage construction ii. No SOP for rescue works in sewer hole if there is emergency. iii. No training to workers for sewerage activity iv. No valid CF for the hoisting machineries.
    2018-10-08 Died being crushed by container Transportation, Selangor Victim, a lorry driver died after being crushed by a fell container during the container transfering process. i. Safety pin (twist lock container) did not fix properly to tie up the container. ii. The container slaid down becouse Road condition is not smooth and high. iii. Fail to show training records for the operator. iv. Fail to report the accident to DOSH
    2018-10-05 Died being caught by bracket conveyor Plantation, Johor Victim, a plantation worker died after cought by bracket conveyor while doing cleaning work in the conveyor area i. No SOP for conveyor maintenance works ii. Tiada HIRARC kerja berkaitan iii. Gagal mengadakan latihan, arahan dan maklumat iv. Gagal mengadakan tempat kerja yang selamat
    2018-10-05 Died hit by flying object Factory, Selangor A factory worker died after being hit by an autoclave door that flies towards the victim. *no information
    2018-10-04 Died falling from height Construction site, Selangor The victim, a subconstractor worker died after falling from level 9 while instaling aluminium formwork.. i. No fence on opening edges. ii. Wrong usage of safety harness iii. Installing and transferring work for working platform not according to method statement
    2018-09-23 Died being caught in Goods Hoist Restaurant, Pulau Pinang Victim , a poultry feeder died after being stuck between the top of the cage and the wall outside the goods hoist shaft. i. Seal the goods hoist and issue prohibition notice JKJ110
    2018-09-18 Died, crushed by tractor Plantation, Perak The victim, lawn tractor driver was trapped inside the tractor after the tractor overturned in a 10-feet drain i. HIRARC need to recheck. ii. SOP need to recheck.
    2018-09-18 Died, crushed by escavator Construction, sarawak General worker died after the machine operate by victim crushed by overturned escavator while down the slope. i. No site registration number ( construction site) ii. Fail to produce SOP iii. Fail to produce training records. iv. Fail to produce PPE records
    2018-09-06 Died falling from height Construction site, Pulau Pinang a general worker had fell from level 6 as he was walking the scaffold's temporary ladder i) unsafe access to the temporary ladder ii) wall opening was not properly covered
    2018-09-02 Died, exposed to Rotary's machine blade Timber factory, Kedah Victim, machine operators died after being slip and fall down to the bottom of the machine while cleaning was done at the top of the Rotary machine i. No HIRARC for the activity ii. No SOP for the activity iii. Fail to provide training iv. Fail to report the accident immediately v. Fail to appoint SHO
    2018-09-01 Died falling from height Palm Oil Mill, Pahang a general worker had fell from the height of 12 meter as he was repairing the roof i) victim did not wear safety harness when working at height ii) no supervision from the employer
    2018-08-28 Died being trapped between the truck and palm trees Palm Oil Plantation, Sarawak A plantation worker has died due to being caught in between lorry dan palm tree. i) No rekod of training for tractor operation ii) There are no warning signs found for risky road
    2018-08-26 Died being struck by wood pile Factory, Kedah A general worker died after being struck by wood pile i. Fail to conduct HIRARC for specified job ii. No SOP
    2018-08-24 Died struck by object Construction site, Selangor A subcontractor's worker died being hit by debris from the broken pipe during the hydrostatic test on underground pipe i) unreported case to DOSH ii) No OSH document on activity involved iii) No record on SHO and SSS for the project above 20 million worth
    2018-08-24 Died fell into drains Construction site, Pulau Pinang A construction worker died after being fell into drains at depth of 1.5 meter The case was not reported to DOSH
    2018-08-20 Died falling from height Construction site, Pulau Pinang A construction worker has died after fell from 17th to 9th floor. Prior to the incident, he was jacking the cage platform from level 15 to 17 i) No SOP for cage platform's installation works ii) Wall opening
    2018-08-19 Died being caught in an rotating machine Quarry, Sarawak a worker has died due to his hand being caught in a machine as he tried to remove residual using scoop shovel i) No SOP for maintenance activitiy ii) No record on training iii) no record of conducting HIRARC
    2018-08-17 Died falling from height Construction site, Sarawak a general worker had fell from height as he was installing the roof. He died at the scene
    2018-08-11 Died falling from height Construction site, Pahang A construction worker died due to fell from floor 39 to 3rd floor as he was performing cleaning jobs on cantilever platform Walls opening was not covered
    2018-07-20 Killed by falling bricks Construction site, Melaka A construction workers has died after being hit by falling bricks i. No SOP for lifting works ii. No SOP for working at height
    2018-07-17 Died under colllapsed concrete wall Factory, Kedah A general worker after factory wall collapsed has collapsed on him No safe work procedure
    2018-07-16 Death due to accidentally struck against falling object Construction site, Johor a civillian died as he fell from his motorcycle due to struck against falling object
    2018-07-16 Died falling from height Construction site, Melaka A construction worker has died after he fell down from 7th floor. He was carried down scaffold during incident i) no record on training for working at height ii) not wearing PPE
    2018-07-13 Died falling from height Factory, Selangor Victim, a production supervisor has died due to falling from height unsafe scaffold used
    2018-07-07 Died being ran over by lorry Construction site, Sarawak There was an accident between lorry from construction site and a car. Car driver, a civillian was died in that accident the car found to be speedy
    2018-06-30 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor Construction worker died as a result of falling from the height of 7.2 meter. He was working on scaffolds at the time of incident No railing on the scaffold
    2018-06-19 Struck by falling bricks Construction site, Johor a construction worker died after being struck by falling bricks while doing some cleaning activities. The brick was said from level 18 of the building
    2018-06-17 Died falling from height University, Kedah Victim was a contract worker involving with the pest control job. He was found dead due to fall from level 4 i. No SOP. ii. Tiada HIRARC. ii. Did not wear any PPE
    2018-06-08 Died falling from height Construction site, Sabah A subcontractor's worker died as he fallen down at the height of approximately 22 meters. He was doing formwork i) Improper use of working platform ii) No PPE iii) scaffold installation is not according to specification by PE
    2018-06-08 Died being caught in vehicle Plantation, Sabah A lorry dirver, died in an road accident after his lost control of the lorry subsequently went into the river. He was found caught in a cabin Poor condition of th e road
    2018-06-07 Died due to explosion Construction site, Johor A worker died as a result of explosion incident as he was unlocking cabinet. His body was found 35 feets from the scene i. No SOP ii. No HIRARC
    2018-04-28 Died due to explosion Factory, Johor Victim, electrical contract worker has died in Lower Voltage (LV) Room as he was doing inspection job on electric panel. He died of burned injury due to explosion Unsafe working condition
    2018-04-20 Died falling from height Factory, Johor The victim fell at a height of 10 meters when the roof supports were broken. He is passing through PVC during incident i. No safe working procedure for working at height ii. No HIRARC at work iii. No SHO and SHC
    2018-04-01 Died being hit by lorry Construction site, Johor A general workers being runned over by a lorry. He died on the scene i. No SOP ii. Failure to provide a safe workplace to its staff
    2018-03-30 Died being run over by telescopic boom lift Construction site, Johor A worker diied being run over by telescopic boom lift while sleeping at the premis entrance
    2018-01-09 Died falling from height Construction site, Kuala Lumpur A construction worker died after falling from level 3 and subsequently crushed by concrete and scaffolding No safe working procedure and Method Statement with regards to the supervision of construction and stability support
    2017-12-14 Death falls into the sea and drowns Port, Penang The victim of a supervisor suspected to have fallen into the deep sea and drowned i) No supervision ii) Area of workplace was not properly barricade iii) invalid permit to work iv) victim did not wear appropriate PPEs
    2017-12-06 Death in the elevator pit Construction Site, Pulau Pinang The victim of a subcontractor was found dead inside the elevator pit Hole on the floor was not covered
    2017-09-11 Died being hot by shovel Factory, Pulau Pinang Victim, a lorry driver being hit by shovel as he was walking toward the guard house to collect job sheet.
    2017-08-11 Died being hit by crane Construction site, Sarawak A mobile crane overturned and hit 2 workers that were working nearby. Did not comply with safe operating procedure for lifting works. Outriggers of the crane was not deployed before lifting job was done
    2017-07-11 Died being struck by hook block Construction site, Johor Tower crane's hook block has broken and fell onto workers on the ground. During the incident, he was doing housekeeping under the crane operation area
    2017-07-08 Died being caught Construction site, Sarawak A construction worker died after being caught between slab and concrete wall due to land slides. No safe work procedure
    2017-07-04 Died being caught in Goods Hoist Accessories shop, Kedah An employee was found dead by the hoist. His body was caught in a Goods Hoist
    2017-05-24 Died being run over by lorry Construction site, Sarawak A 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 lorry incompetent driver
    2017-05-02 Died being hit by oil tank Warehouse, Sarawak A supervisor was hit by oil tank lifted by a forklift
    2017-05-02 Died of electrocution Workshop, Sarawak A mechanic was died of electrocution as was fixing 3 pin plug wire
    2017-04-04 Died being hit by log Log pond, Sarawak The victim was hit by untied logs. Prior to the accident, victim was untying the logs before being moved to the ship using crane No safe work procedure
    2017-03-28 Died being caught in between conveyor Factory, Sarawak A worker caught in an conveyor as he was doing normal housekeeping The machine was not guarded
    2017-03-24 Died caught in an machine Factory, Selangor Victim , a technician was performing some checking and repair on a non-functional machine prior the accident. The machine suddenly move and struck his head. Fail to cut-off power supply to the machine before maintainance
    2017-03-23 Died being hit by log Factory, Terengganu The 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 him
    2017-03-22 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor A carpenter died due to falling from 4 meters height as he was performing formwork removal job
    2017-03-11 Died falling from height Construction Site, Pulau Pinang Worker died falling from height as a result being hit by crane while performing lifting operation Unsafe working condition
    2017-02-22 Died falling from height Construction site, Sarawak Worker died as he fell down from 7th floor. He was working on formwork installation before fell as a result of losing body balance 1)Walls opening was not covered 2) Fail to provide access/working platform
    2017-02-15 Died being run over by forklift Gas storage area, Sarawak A client died being hit by forklift at the workplace. He was waiting for the gas cylinder to be moved to his truck. 1) Designated lane for forklift was not provided
    2017-02-13 Died of drowning Construction site, Sarawak A construction worker was found dead due to drowning. He was believed fell into the river No supervision from the employer
    2017-02-10 Died being pinned by forklift Factory, Sarawak An overturned forklift hit the driver due to failed making a U-turn 1) forklift was not in proper condition to be used 2) Victim did not undergo forklift driving training
    2017-02-10 Died being hit by sawn timber Port, Sarawak victim was assigned to move the cargo (sawn timber) into the ship. Suddenly, the cargo fell down and hit the victim.
    2017-02-03 Died due to poisonous gas Jetty, Sarawak worker died by poisonus gas as he was pumping out the water of the barge No safe work procedure
    2017-01-11 Died falling from height Construction site, Kuala Lumpur Construction worker died as a result of falling from the height of 15 meter. He was working on parapet wall installation at the time of incident 1) Safety harness was not hooked on the life line 2) No stopper on the open edge
    2016-10-29 Died due to electrocution Factory, Sarawak Victim died due to electrocuted while removing creepers from stay wire No safe work procedure
    2016-10-15 Died being struck by falling hook block and load Construction site, Kuala Lumpur the victim died due to a breakage of the wire rope of a tower crane causing the hook block to fall and strike the victim breakage af wire rope
    2016-09-16 Died falling from height Construction site, P.Pinang The victim fell while walking on wooden planks heading towards the adjacent scaffold No safe work procedure
    2016-08-02 Died due to electrocution Electricity Pole No. 8, Simpang Issu Bangat, Sarawak Victim died due to electrocuted while tying yellow phase conductor. Failure to communicate between worker
    2016-07-21 Died being pinned by container Port, Pulau Pinang A 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 overturned
    2016-07-21 Died being pinned by container Port, Pulau Pinang A 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 overturned
    2016-07-17 Died being hit by main gate School, Sarawak Victim, a security guard was found dead as he being struck by jammed main gate
    2016-07-17 Died being hit by main gate School, Sarawak Victim, a security guard was found dead as he being struck by jammed main gate
    2016-07-02 Died being crushed by lorry Log camp, Sarawak Victim, a lorry driver fell into the ravine with the lorry. He died at the scene No safe work procedure
    2016-07-02 Died being crushed by lorry Log camp, Sarawak Victim, a lorry driver fell into the ravine with the lorry. He died at the scene No safe work procedure
    2016-06-29 Died due to electrocution Construction 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 wires No safe work procedure
    2016-06-29 Died due to electrocution Construction 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 wires No safe work procedure
    2016-06-24 Died due to drowning Construction site, Pahang 2 victim died as they played inside the construction site. They fell into the pad footing containing water Fail to provide warning sign
    2016-06-24 Died due to drowning Construction site, Pahang 2 victim died as they played inside the construction site. They fell into the pad footing containing water Fail to provide warning sign
    2016-06-10 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor The victim fell from the 11th floor as he was performing aircond installation Fail to wear safety harness while working at height
    2016-05-27 Died due to electrocution Construction site, Sarawak Victim 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 lines
    2016-05-27 Died being buried Construction site, Sarawak Victim was buried due to a landslide as he was installing formwork boards on the trench wall 1) No safe operating procedure for working inside the trench
    2) Fail to conduct HIRARC
    2016-05-17 Died falling from height Construction site, Kuala Lumpur Victim died due to falling from height at a height of 33 feets. He was working on the mobile scaffold during the time The victim was not wearing any PPE equipment
    2016-05-14 Died being struck by forklift Port, Johor Prior 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 hospital
    2016-05-13 Died falling from height Factory, Melaka The victim died after falling from a height of 40 feet as he fixing the roof The victim was not wearing safety belt while working
    2016-04-24 Died being struck by sacks of rice Factory, Pulau Pinang Victim, a forklift driver died after being hit by sacks of rice. During the incident, he was patching a hole on the sack No supervision from the employer
    2016-04-23 Died being hit by forklift Factory, Sarawak The victim was hit by a forklift while walking in factory There was no designated path for pedestrian in the factory
    2016-04-11 Died caught in roller conveyor Factory, Melaka Victim, an machine operator was found caught in roller conveyor as the machine was running No guarding of machinery
    2016-03-29 Died falling from height Construction site, Pulau Pinang Victim, work as wireman died after falling from 20th floor. Prior to the incident, he was performing installation of tv cable
    2016-03-28 Died due to poisonous gas Jetty, Sabah The victim died after inhaling H2S gas while transferring boxes containing fish Fail to use appropriate safety equipment such as SCBA
    2016-03-25 Died falling from height Construction site, Pahang The victim fell form 12th floor to 6th floor as he was carrying plastering job on the walls 1) No safe work procedure
    2) No supervision from the employer
    3) Life line was not provided to the workers while working at height
    2016-03-18 Died being run over by tractor Plantation, Pahang Prior 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. No safe work procedure
    2016-03-14 Died being hit by shovel Factory, Kedah Victim being hit by shovel as he was sorted the palm oil fruit according to grade
    2016-03-14 Died being struck bu crane's boom Workshop, Pulau Pinang Victim, a mechanic died due to being struck by falling crane's boom components as he was performing maintenance job on the crane No safe work procedure
    2016-03-10 Died being struck by heavy vehicle Circuit Test, Pahang Victim, driving instructor died due to being pinned as the heavy vehicle overturned while driving uphill. During the incident, the vehicle was driven by his trainee No safe work procedure
    2016-03-05 Died falling from height Construction Site, Johor The victim fell from the 6th floor while carrying out the work of binding the cable at the edge of the floor of the building The open edges were not covered
    2016-02-29 Died falling from height Construction Site, Johor Victim, a civilian is believed to have fallen from a height approximately 5 meter There are weaknesses in construction site management particularly the access to the work site
    2016-02-22 Died falling from height Construction Site, Johor Victim fell down at the height of approximately 20 meter. This incident occurred due to open edges Walls opening was not covered
    2016-01-26 Died falling from height Private residential, Sarawak At 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 hospital The victim was not wearing any PPE equipment
    2016-01-11 Died falling from height Construction 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 hospital No safe work procedure in related to?working?at height
    2016-01-11 Died being buried Construction sites, Pulau Pinang The 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 chest
    2016-01-06 Died being run over by shovel Port, Pahang Victim, 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 driver Ineffective communication methods between the stevedore and driver
    2016-01-02 Died due to drowning Resort, Sarawak Victim was died due to drowning. Before the incident, the victim was not accompanied or supervised by his parent
    2015-12-18 Died falling from height Construction sites, Johor The victim fell as he walking through the opening between the wooden boards. He fell from 6th to the 1st floor 1) Lack of supervision from the employer
    2) Floor opening
    2015-12-17 Died being struck by forklift Quarry sites, Sabah The 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 forklift Slippery road conditions
    2015-12-16 Died struck by tree Log camp, Sarawak Victim worked as a lumberjack died being hit by tree as he was performing his duties
    2015-12-10 Died due to electrocution Construction sites, Sarawak Victim died due to electrocution as he was fixing the socket without turning off the generator set Unsafe act
    2015-11-28 Died due to drowning Construction sites, Sabah The incident took place as victim was repairing the leaking water pipe in the reservoir. He was drowned due to water rapidly increased
    2015-11-28 Died being caught in between container Warehouse, Johor Victim, a security guard was pinned between two containers. The incident occurred as the truck driver trying to connect the prime mover with the container
    2015-11-20 Died fell into a ravine Log camp, Sarawak Victim, a truck's driver fell down along with the tractor as he drove sloping road Slippery road conditions
    2015-11-15 Died falling from height Construction sites, Pahang Pipe came off and hit the victim as he doing the cleaning work. As a result, he fell 19 meters down No safe work procedure
    2015-11-07 Died falling from height Construction sites, Pulau Pinang The 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. There were signs of a break in the lanyards
    2015-10-31 Died being struck by tractor Factory, Sarawak Victim was struck hit by a tractor while walking towards the boiler station. Incident occurred during heavy rain Unsafe working condition
    2015-10-26 Died being struck by tower crane bucket Construction 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 under Failure to hoisting system
    2015-10-25 Died being hit lorry Plantation, Pahang Victim, 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 lorry The employer failed to provide safe access in the workplace
    2015-10-17 Died falling from height Construction site, Pulau Pinang The victim fell while working alone on the 14th floor. He was cleaning the wall during the incident 1)No supervision by employer
    2)Did not wear safety harness
    2015-10-16 Died being run over by conveyor Factory, Sarawak The 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 conveyor 1)Works has not been supervised by employer
    2)Lock Out Tag Out system not been applied
    3)Fail to follow Safe Operating Procedure
    2015-10-16 Died being struck by forklift Warehouse, Sarawak The victim stopped his forklift to open the gate when suddenly the forklift moves forward and hit his right leg The employer failed to provide training on forklift driver
    2015-10-15 Died struck by lorry Roadside, Pahang 2 workers died being hit by lorry as they were undergoing work of determining the damage of fibre optic cable No safety signs and cones were placed during maintenance works
    2015-10-10 Died caught in a cabin Iron Ore Mine, Pahang The 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 accident
    2015-10-07 Died falling from height Construction sites, Sarawak The victim worked as a Signalman. The victim fell was he was working. There were no witnesses who saw the incident
    2015-10-03 Died being crushed by crane boom Construction sites, Pulau Pinang The incident occurred as the lifting works underway. Suddenly, crane boom fell down and hit the crane's operator cabin Swing lock pin was loosen causing the crane boom to fall down
    2015-10-01 Died being struck by Support Formwork Construction sites, WPKL The incident took place as the dismantling support formwork job is underway. 6 workers including victim were assigned for that task Fail to comply with safe operating procedure
    2015-09-30 Died caught between two machines Temporary storage area, Sarawak During 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 boom
    2015-09-28 Died falling from height Construction sites, Sarawak Victim 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.
    2015-09-21 Plantation, Johor Victim died as the sickle placed on shoulder cut through his neck
    2015-09-19 Died falling from height Construction sites, Johor Victim 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. Unsafe act
    2015-09-14 Died falling from height Construction sites, Pulau Pinang Prior 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 meters 1) Unsafe working condition
    2)Inadequate supply of PPE to the workers
    2015-09-07 Died struck by falling brickwork Sekolah, Kelantan Victim, student died due to being hit by falling brickwork that still under constructions
    2015-09-03 Died trapped in a tractor Oil Palm Plantation, Sarawak Victim, a tractor's driver fell down along with the tractor as he drove steeply sloping road.
    2015-08-26 Died falls into holes in the ground Construction site, Pulau Pinang Victim was found dead after fell into the holes
    2015-08-18 Died caught in an backhoe Construction site, Pahang Victim 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 river 1)No safe work procedures for dredging the river bank
    2)No supervision
    2015-08-16 Died trapped under bulldozers Forest reserve, Pahang Victim, 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.
    2015-08-14 Died falling from height Construction sites, Selangor Victim fell on the ground as he undergone crane dismantling work
    2015-08-10 Died being struck by passenger hoist's counterweight Construction sites, WPKL The 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 back
    2015-08-08 Died being buried Construction sites, Pulau Pinang Three 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 collapsed Environmental factors
    2015-07-29 Died falling from height Construction site, Sarawak During 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 down 1) 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
    2015-07-09 Died falling from height Construction site, Pulau Pinang The accident occurred while the victim was patching up the leak on the roof. The victim slipped and fell down in a height of 45 feet The victim fail to put safety harness while working at height
    2015-07-07 Died been buried Construction Site, Pulau Pinang The 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 below No safe work procedure
    2015-07-03 Died struck by falling object Construction sites, WPKL During the incident, The victim was walking when, suddenly a Hollow Pipe fell from high floor and hit him on the head Safety helmet used was broken due to the impact
    2015-07-03 Died due to formwork collapsed Construction sites, WPKL The accident took place as the concreting work is underway. Suddenly formwork had collapsed onto the victim No safe work procedure
    2015-06-26 Falling from height Construction sites, Johor The victim fell due to working platform collapsed as a result of the concrete bucket lifted by crane tower fell on the scaffolds structure Failure of machine during operation
    2015-06-23 Died due to electrocution Shipyard, Sarawak Victim died due to electrocution while doing wiring works 1)Electric switch box was not properly maintained
    2)No supervision from the employer
    2015-06-23 Trapped in waste separation machine Landfill, Pahang Prior 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 machine No safe work procedures
    2015-06-22 Died crushed by concrete floor Construction sites, Melaka Three workers died as the concrete floor collapsed and crushed them. During the incident they were performing work of dismantling scaffolding
    2015-06-17 Died falling from height Construction sites, Johor Victim fell down as he carrying out building the staircase formwork 1)No safe work procedures for working at height
    2)No supervision
    3)Inappropriate use of PPE
    2015-06-16 Died being hit by debris Factory, Pulau Pinang The victim was struck by flying debris as he carrying out punching machine No safe work procedures
    2015-06-16 Died struck by tree Forest Reserve, Negeri Sembilan Victim worked as a lumberjack died being hit by tree as he was performing his duties
    2015-06-12 Died being struck by iron bar Scrap Yard, Pulau Pinang Worker 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 area No safe work procedures
    2015-06-09 Died fell into a ravine Logging camp, Sarawak The victim with his excavator fell into a ravine as he working near the steep gradient Slimy working area
    2015-06-02 Died being mauled by a tiger Zoo, Melaka The victim was found lying next to a tiger. He was assigned to clean the cage and feed the tigers on that day. Safe operating procedure for working with the animal was was not clearly stated
    2015-05-28 Died being struck by flying object Factory, Johor Worker was found dead near the threshing machine. He is believed being hit by flying metal fragment as he was operating the machine 1) No safe work procedure
    2) Machine/rotating part was not guarded
    2015-05-24 Died being hit by collapsed falsework Construction site, Kuala Lumpur As the falsework dismantlings work are underway, suddenly the structure collapsed and fell on to the victim under No safe work procedure
    2015-05-22 Died being run over by agricultural vehicle Plantation, Sabah Victim was struck by agricultural's vehicle as he trying to get on the vehicle which suddenly move down the steep The vehicle was not in good condition
    2015-05-20 Died falling from the lorry Factory, Sarawak The victim fell from the reversed lorry No safe work procedure
    2015-05-14 Died being struck by falling object Construction site, Johor The victim died as he experienced serious injuries to the head due to being hit by falling bricks. Unsafe working condition
    2015-05-13 Died pierced by iron rod Construction site, Pulau Pinang The iron rode pierced his head as the victim fell down the stairs. He died on the scene No safe work procedure
    2015-05-10 Died being caught in lorry's cabin Warehouse, Kedah The victim was a truck driver died after getting trapped in the cabin of the truck crushed by container Death accidents forklift
    2015-03-23 Died falling from height Construction site, WP Putrajaya 4 workers died as the passenger hoist crashed from level 10 to the ground floor
    2015-03-04 Died caught between object Construction site, Pulau Pinang Victim 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 concrete Failure to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with safe operating procedures
    2015-02-27 Died being struck by reinforcement bar Construction site, Kuala Lumpur The accident took place as the victim and his two colleagues were binding the reinforcement bars. Suddenly, several bars fell and struck the victim Failure to ensure that work is carried out in accordance with safe operating procedures
    2015-02-26 Died due to drowning Construction site, Pahang Victim was drowned as he swimming across a lake while carrying a rope used to pull the cable for the installation of distribution's tower 1) No safe work procedures
    2) Not wearing PPE (safety jacket)
    2015-02-23 Died due to burns Electrical substations, Kuala Lumpur Accident 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 it Short circuit
    2015-02-17 Died fell from a truck Plantation, Sarawak During 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 down Unsafe act
    2015-02-16 Died being hit by falling metal structure Construction sites, Pulau Pinang Iron structure slip and fell on the victim below as it was lifted at a height of 10 feet Unsafe working procedure
    2015-02-12 Died crushed by a container Bus stops, Pulau Pinang Victim was crushed by a container placed near the bus stop. The loading works into the container was carried in public passage
    2015-02-08 Struck by metal coil On board ship, Pulau Pinang The victim was crushed by metal coil as he was tying that metal coil
    2015-02-03 Died being struck by compactor lorry Main Road, Pahang The accident occurred as a result of accident between a car and a compactor truck. The truck was overturned and crashed the victim
    2015-01-30 Died by forklift accident Material Storage, Pulau Pinang Prior to the incident, alleged victim was driving a forklift. No witnesses at the scene. Victim was found lying on the ground with the forklift overturned
    2014-12-30 Died being caught in between machines Scrap Yard, Pulau Pinang The 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 excavator
    2014-12-24 Died been buried Construction site, Selangor The 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 them Accidents are likely to occur due to the structure failure
    2014-12-22 Died crushed by entrance arch Construction site, Pulau Pinang Victim 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 victim
    2014-12-20 Died due to mine cave-in Mine, Pahang A series of avalanche trapped victim who was mining prior to the incident
    2014-12-20 Died being run over by a lorry Port, Pahang Accident involving an employee who has been run over by a lorry while riding his motorcycle
    2014-12-18 Died due to explosion of boiler Factory, Sabah Accident involving three workers were killed as a result of boiler explosion
    2014-12-09 Died falling off the roof Construction site, Johor The 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
    2014-12-06 Died due to electrocution Construction site, Johor The victim was died due to electrocution. He is believed was carrying welding work in confined space No safe work procedure
    2014-12-01 Died struck by falling beam Construction site, Kuala Lumpur Incident 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 ambulans Failure of structure to support extra load
    2014-11-25 Died crushed by object Construction Site, Kuala Lumpur Prior 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.
    1. No safe work procedure
    2. Fail to provide risk assessments for activities perfomed
    2014-11-22 Killed in mine explosion Coal Mine, Sarawak Three workers were died due to coal explosion
    2014-11-19 Died being run over by Roller Compaction Construction site, Pulau Pinang Victim 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 machine
    2014-11-19 Died crushed by object Construction site, Johor Alleged 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 him No safe work procedure
    2014-11-18 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor The victim fell from the roof as the roof installation works is being carried out No safe work procedure
    2014-11-17 Died falling from height Construction site, Sabah Victim fell off the ground as he performing cable pulling job
    1. Fail to comply with safe operating procedure
    2. Communication system was not properly managed
    2014-11-17 Died due to contact with hot water Factory, Johor The victim suffered 3rd degree burns from splash hot water gushes out of the steriliser as he opening the clutch door
    2014-11-14 Died falling from height Construction site, Kuala Lumpur The 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 meters The working platform was not properly support
    2014-11-12 Died struck by lightning School, Johor Victim, a security guard was struck by lightning as he was walking to the school gate
    2014-11-08 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor The 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 stairs Stairs was not equipped with handrails to prevent people falling
    2014-11-06 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor During 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 meters Safety harness was not hook at the place provided
    2014-11-05 Died struck by lightning Construction site, Johor Victim, a flagman was struck by lightning while performing his job controlling the traffic. He was working in an open area No lightning arrester near the open area
    2014-11-02 Died being run over by forklift Coldstorage, Selangor The 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 scene Less supervision
    2014-11-01 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor Prior 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 The victim did not wear harness while working at height during mold installation works
    2014-10-31 Died due to burns Palm Oil Mill, Johor The 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
    1. No safe work procedure
    2. Lack of supervision from employer
    3. Failure of conducting risk assessment on the repair
    2014-10-24 Died being crushed by pallet Factory, Johor The 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 victim No safe work procedure
    2014-10-17 Died caught in a backhoe Quarry, Perlis Victim, 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 seat
    1. No safe work procedure
    2. No supervision from the employer
    2014-10-16 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor The victim was found lying on the floor as it was believed he fell down from the place where he carrying works of removing form work
    1. Fail to wear safety harness
    2. No supervision from the employer
    2014-10-08 Died falling from height Palm Oil Mill, Johor Victim was assigned to repair the Gear Box at Incline Conveyor. He fell down as he stepped on rotten working platform Failure to conduct access to workplace (working platform) risk assesment
    2014-10-07 Died being struck by lorry Plantation, Kedah Victim, 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 lorry
    2014-10-02 Died crushed by tree Logging camp, Sarawak Victim 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 head
    2014-09-29 Died being crushed by mobile crane?s boom Construction site, Pahang A 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
    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
    2014-09-23 Died crushed by tree Logging camp, Sarawak Victim 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 head
    2014-09-20 Died from falling into ravine Logging camp, Sarawak Victim, a lorry driver was found dead. He is believed died due to falling into the ravine with his lorry
    2014-09-15 Died being hit by mobile crane Construction site, Selangor Victim, 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 Fail to comply with mobile crane standard procedure for lifting works
    2014-09-13 Died due to the exposure of hazardous chemical Construction site, Johor Victim was found unconscious after got out of the cabin. During the incident, he was carrying out the air-conditioner maintenance works There is a chemical spill in cabin
    2014-09-13 Died being struck by bricks Construction site, Pulau Pinang The 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 meters
    2014-09-13 Died being struck by pallet Construction site, Johor The 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 victim
    2014-09-11 Died being caught in a machine Factory, Selangor The 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 machine Fail to comply the safe work procedure in operating the machine
    2014-09-09 Died being crushed by forklift Construction site, Pulau Pinang The unbalanced forklift driven by the victim has caused it to overturned and crush the victim
    2014-09-08 Died falling from 10 metre height Construction site, Pulau Pinang Victim was standing on plywood plate while carrying out plastering works. Suddenly, the place where he was standing has broken causing him to fall down
    2014-09-02 Died falling from height Construction site, Kuala Lumpur Victim was assigned to carry out binding and plastering works. He is believed has slipped and fell on the First Lower Ground while doing his job
    1. Fail to comply with the safe work procedure
    2. wearing personal protective equipment (PPE)
    2014-08-19 Died being hit by object and fell Factory, Pulau Pinang Victim 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)
    2014-08-18 Died being crushed by wood pallet Factory, Sarawak Victim, 8 years old children died being struck by wood pallet as he attempted to climb the wood pallet Dispersed workplace
    2014-08-18 Died being crushed by concrete structure Construction 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 structure
    1. Fail to comply with the safe work procedure
    2. lack of supervision from the employer's side
    2014-08-15 Died due to electrocution Plantation, Sabah He died being struck by eletricity as he was cutting the oil palm fruit
    1. Aluminium pole struck the electrical line
    2. Fail to carried out risk assessment
    2014-08-13 Died being struck by vehicle Construction site, Pulau Pinang Victim, a flagman was struck by vehicle while carrying his duty on the highway The vehicle was drive by drunken driver
    2014-08-09 Died falling from height Factory, Selangor There 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
    1. The existence of flammable gaseous
    2. Failure to comply with the SOP of obtaining a work permit for confined space
    2014-08-09 Died falling from height Construction site, Sabah The accident happened on the 16th floor as the victim is believed was slipped and fell into elevator pit
    1. Life line to hook safety harness were not installed
    2. The slovenly condition at the workplace
    2014-08-02 Died due to electrocution Private gardens, Johor Victim 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 transformer
    2014-07-26 Died being crushed by Mechanical Buffalo @ badang Plantation, Johor Victim 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
    2014-07-23 Died falling from height Construction site, Kedah Victim fell from level 2 after being hit by hook and block due to broken fly jib of mobile crane
    1. Mobile cranes poorly maintained
    2. No safe work procedure for lifting works
    2014-07-23 Died being hit by Concrete Bold Construction site, Kuala Lumpur The victim was crushed by concrete wall as he was carrying wall hacking works
    1. Fail to conduct risk assessment for hacking works
    2. The employer has failed to fully exercise supervision over the workers.
    2014-07-21 Died stung by wasps Plantation, Johor A worker has been stung by wasps while
    2014-07-21 Died being caught in a Goods Lift Mini Market, Perak Victim's head was caught between Frame Cage and Landing Door Design of the lift does not meet the minimum safety standard
    2014-07-18 Died being hit by Machine Tractor Hammer structure Construction site, Perak The victim was struck by the structure as he was dismantling the top structure of the modified Hammer Machine Tractor
    1. No safe work procedure for dismantling the machinery
    2. Lack of supervision
    2014-07-14 Died falling from height Power Plant, Johor Victim is believed to have fallen while trying to access to higher level by climbing the scaffolding No safe work procedure
    2014-07-13 Died being pinned by tractor Plantation, Johor The incident took place as victim hit the divider with his tractor. The collision caused the tractor overturned and crash the driver
    2014-07-11 Died from being run over by a lorry Plantation, Sarawak Victim, 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 lorry
    2014-07-10 Died being run over by trailer Plantation, Johor Victim was standing on the drawbar trailer towed by a tractor. He is believed to have fallen and being run over by trailer Unsafe act
    2014-07-07 Died crushed by backhoe Construction site, Kedah Backhoe was overturned and fell on the victim as it was lifting the drain block No safe work procedures
    2014-07-04 Died from falling into the tank Construction site, Sarawak 2 workers has fallen into the opening tank that filled with water. They were doing works of gantry pipe installation and welding Floor opening
    2014-07-03 Died due to drowning Hotel, Sabah A child who was not being accompanied by his guardian found dead at the bottom of the pool
    1. Negligence
    2. The absence of life guard at the scene
    2014-07-03 Died being pinned by steamroller Construction site, Perak Victim was carrying road leveling work using steamroller. Suddenly he lost control of the steamroller caused the vehicle fell into the canal and crashed him No safe work procedure
    2014-07-03 Died being crushed by truck Plantation, Sabah Truck 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
    1. Truck was not properly well maintain
    2. Truck used was not suitable for transporting workers
    2014-06-27 Three died due to concrete wall collapsed Construction site, Johor Three workers died after being struck by concrete wall collapsed as they were carrying works of trench excavation No safe work procedure
    2014-06-26 Died being pinned by forklift Rice Milling, Perak Forklift overturned and crash the driver while carrying work of lifting and placing jumbo bag -No safe work procedure -Victim has never undergone intensive training regarding to forklift handling
    2014-06-26 Died being buried Construction site, Johor The trench wall collapsed and buried the victim. Prior to the incident, he was doing works of trench excavation No safe work procedure
    2014-06-24 Died falling from height Construction site, Pulau Pinang Victim 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 4 No safe work procedure
    2014-06-22 Died struck by backhoe Plantation, Pahang Victim, 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
    2014-06-14 Died due to drowning Duck Breeding Farm, Perak Victim, a tractor driver was carrying land leveling works before he and his tractor fell into the lake Fail to conduct risk assessment
    2014-06-09 Died struck by tree Logging, Sabah Victim was struck by tree during forest clearing work Knowledge employers about OSH are at a minimum level
    2014-06-06 Died due to fall from roof Construction site, Kedah Prior 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
    2014-06-02 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor Victim 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
    2014-05-28 Died by insecticide poisoning Plantation, Perak Victim was diagnosed with organophosphorus as he finished doing the activities involving handling of the insecticide Lack of supervision of workers to ensure them clean up after handling any hazardous chemicals
    2014-05-28 Died due to drowning Dock, Perak The vehicle skidded and fell into the sea while trying to make a 'U' turn Incompetent driver
    2014-05-26 Death by electric shock Shopping complex, Kuala Lumpur The victim was electrocuted as he was doing maintenance work Unsafe working condition
    2014-05-25 Died being hit by shovel Factory, Johor The victim was hit by shovel as it move backwards 1)The driver has no training records on driving the shovel 2)Shovel is not equipped with reverse alarm sound
    2014-05-22 Died crushed by forklift Factory, Kuala Lumpur Forklift overturned and fell on top of the victim. Victim is not qualified to operate the forklift
    2014-05-19 Died faling from height Residential area, Kuala Lumpur 8 years old boy was found dead on the floor. He is believed died due to falling from 15th floor Victim 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
    2014-05-19 Died falling from 6th floor Construction site, Johor Victim was patching potholes on the wall. During the incident, he was standing on the scaffolds with walls opening -Not wearing safety harness when working at height -Railing is not installed on the scaffold to prevent fall
    2014-05-16 Death by electric shock Construction site, Kuala Lumpur The victim was electrocuted as he was testing the circuit
    2014-05-05 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor A pile of iron rod tube that has being lifted by a crane has hit the victim causing him to fell approximately 9 meters -No safe work procedure for lifting work
    -incompetent signalman
    2014-05-05 Died struck by lightning Construction site, Kuala Lumpur. The victim was killed by lightning as he was pouring the concrete The victim was working in the open and no lightning detector at the scene
    2014-05-04 Died was buried under by concrete collapse Construction site, Johor Victim was concreting the floor as support structure for formwork fell onto him Fails to provide PE Design for a floor support structure
    2014-04-22 Died falling from height Tapak Bina Tropicana Danga Bay A general worker fell down from 26th floor as he was performing floor tiles installation Lack of supervisory
    2014-04-21 Died being struck by rubber wood from the truck Factory, Perak A lorry driver died being hit by rubber wood as he trying to untie the knot The composition of the wood was above the height of the bar (retaining) on lorry
    2014-04-17 Died caught between two brick trucks Factory, Perak The victim went into two moving brick trucks and was caught between them
    2014-04-17 Died being hit by lorry Plantation, Johor The victim was driving up the steep road using the truck. The truck hit the divider and overturned. His head was struck by truck.
    2014-04-13 Died struck by circular concrete Warehouse, Perak Victim, 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 Warehouse does not have a fence / barrier to prevent the public from entering the premises
    2014-04-11 Died due to drowning Construction site, Perak Victims carry out land clearing work using bulldozer. He is believed drowned after falling into the mine along with bulldozer. Rain over the last few days may weaken the structure of the ground.
    2014-04-08 Died being crushed by concrete gate Construction site, Pahang Victim was struck by falling concrete gate due being hit by a lorry
    2014-04-02 Died falling from height Construction site, Pulau Pinang The victim fell from a height of 15 meters as he was nailing wood 1) Unsafe working condition
    2) Negligence of safety measure
    2014-03-17 Fatal accident involving Express Bus Expressway, Perak An 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
    2014-03-10 Died falling into depth Plantation - Johor The driver fell into the ravine as he was reversing the tractor. The driver was found pinned between the steering and tractor body. No warning signs at intersections
    No records of training given to the driver
    2014-03-03 Died falling from height Factory Johor The victim had fallen down as the floor he stepped on broke. Worn and fragile floor
    2014-02-24 Died falling from height Construction site, Kuala Lumpur The victim fell down the void area while performing the installation of the working platform on scaffolding No safe work procedure
    2014-02-12 Death pinned by tractor Plantation, Johor Victims body had been run over by a tire as he slipped down the tractor he was driving.
    2014-02-11 Died caught in an tractor Plantation, Johor The victim was died being crushed by tractor on his way down to collect palm fruits. Steep road conditions
    2014-02-08 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor Victim fell to the ground as he was dismantling the scaffolding Fail to perform risk analysis on the scaffold dismantling procedure
    2014-01-19 Fatal accident involving Express Bus Expressway, Johor An 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.
    2014-01-17 Falling into the oil reservoir Kilang, Johor Victim slipped and fell into the reservoir containing hot water and oil. Access to the workplace is unsafe and not properly maintained
    2014-01-05 Died falling from height Construction site, Johor As the victim installing the wall cladding to the building structure, he fell from a height of 12-18 metres. Inappropriate usage of PPE.
    2013-12-31 Died falling from height Construction Site - Johor Victim fell from a high place while performing his duty of installing the roof of a hall. Failure to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

    Unsafe workplace
    2013-12-17 Died pinned by containers Port - Pulau Pinang Accident involving a local worker who was caught between two containers while inspecting the seal number of a container. Failure to practice safe work procedures
    2013-12-13 Died due to drowning Factory - Pahang Victim fell into a pond as he was collecting water samples for laboratory work. No 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.
    2013-12-12 Died crushed by collapsing wall Construction Site - Johor Incident occured during housekeeping works when suddenly a wall collapsed and crash onto the victim. Brickwork of the wall was not properly done
    2013-12-05 Died caught between objects Plantation - Johor Victim was found pinned between a truck's body and head. At the time, he was doing repair works on the truck. Unsafe act

    Truck was not maintaned on a regular basis Truck was not maintaned on a regular
    2013-12-02 Death due to electrocution Construction Site - Sarawak Victim was electrocuted while doing service line installation from a house to a utility pole. Failed to do hazard identification, risk assessment and risk control over the work to be done.
    2013-11-23 Died being hit by tractor Plantation - Johor During 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. Poor road conditions which does not meet specifications
    2013-11-18 Died struck by aluminium formwork Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur A 7 kg aluminium plate struck onto the victim's head. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
    2013-11-12 Died falling from height Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur Victim 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. No safe work procedures
    2013-11-07 Died being crushed by mirrors Kedai cermin - Johor Accident occured in which the victim was crushed by 100 pieces of mirrors weighing 2 tonnes while unloading them.
    2013-11-07 Died falling from height Plantation - Johor The 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. Failure to perform risk assessment on the wagon used
    2013-10-30 Killed by moving truck Construction Site - Johor Initial 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.
    2013-10-28 Died caught between roller conveyer Factory - Sarawak Victim 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. Employer failed to provide a safe working system for work involving adjusting the conveyor floor for batching plant.
    2013-10-22 Died due to electric shock Construction Site - Johor Victim was allegedly electrocuted while cleaning the pipeline of new installed air conditioner. Work premises seems watery and through observation it was found that severe electrical wiring was not properly maintained and fully inspected by a competent person.
    2013-10-13 Died due to severe burns Factory - Johor Accident 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. Accident happened due to the victim opening the wrong valve.
    2013-10-10 Died hit by lorry Road construction area - Johor A contractor died after being hit by a lorry Accident occured due to a lorry entering the emergency lane and hitting the worker while the worker was placing trafic cones on the road.
    2013-10-06 Died falling from scaffolds Factory - Kedah Victims 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. No safe work procedure for working at height
    2013-09-08 Died due to fire Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur A fire incident took place inside a building under construction. The victim who working inside the area was found dead.
    2013-07-27 Death due to structural collapse Car Wash - Johor Concrete wall of a building next to the car wash collapsed and struck the victim.
    2013-07-17 Died due to caught in the lift Residential Flats - Kuala Lumpur Incident 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. Lift was not functioning normally
    2013-07-17 Died being hit by object Construction Site - Johor The 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.
    2013-06-22 Worker electrocuted to death Convention Centre The victim may have suffered electrocution while cutting a cable running with electrical current causing the victims left hand to be stuck to the cable.
    2013-06-20 Died after right hand was cut off in Conveyor Belt Factory - Johor The 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. The employer failed to ensure safe and working procedures, especially at the Refinery Chipper Log Yard section.
    2013-06-11 Killed being thrown from tractor seat Plantation - Johor The victim was thrown away from a tractor's seat while driving down a steep path. Incompetent driver
    2013-06-10 Died caught between objects Factory - Kedah Victim 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. No safe work procedure
    2013-06-09 Died falling for height Construction Site - Johor The 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. No supervision for working at height
    2013-06-05 Collapse of Reinforced Concrete Coping Construction Site - Johor A 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. Failure of structure
    2013-05-27 Died caught in a crane cabin Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur The 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. Lifting excessive load
    2013-04-08 Died in car accident Plantation - Johor The victim was on his way to conduct pesticide spraying when he was hit by a four wheel drive.
    2013-04-04 Died due to electrocution Residential Area - Johor Victim was found dead due to electrocution. Victim is believed to be in the middle of checking the condition of lights which were malfunctioned. The 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.
    2013-04-02 Sky Lift overturned while doing roof repairing works Residential Flats - Kuala Lumpur Victim caught in the cage after the sky lift overturned.
    2013-03-25 Died after inhaling toxic gas Plant - Negeri Sembilan 2 victims died after inhaling toxic gas while transfering schedule wastes into the storage. Inappropriate usage of PPE
    2013-03-25 Died due to suffocation Factory - Pulau Pinang An 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.
    2013-03-20 Died hit by car Road Shoulder - Johor Two workers died after being hit by a vehicle. Atthe time they were on the road shoulder fixing their lawnmower No safe work procedure for the activities near roads
    2013-03-14 Died being buried Construction Site - Johor Victim 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. Unsafe working area
    2013-03-14 Died falling from height Construction Site - Pulau Pinang Victim fell off from the 24th floor while performing the installation of a curtain wall. No safe work procedure
    2013-03-14 Died struck by moving object Railway - Kuala Lumpur Victim was carrying out visual inspection on arailway when train suddenly came and hit him. He died at the scene. Noncompliance with the existing Safe Operating Procedure
    2012-12-17 Died falling from height Construction Site - Pahang Victim 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. No safe work procedure
    2012-12-06 Killed being crushed by mechanical buffalo Factory - Johor Victim died at the scene due to being crushed by an overturned mechanical buffalo after it hit a rock. Lack of skill in driving machinery
    2012-10-03 Killed in an electrocution accident Factory - Johor Victim is believed to have died of electrocution while performing cutting of steel structure works. No safe work procedure and supervision
    2012-10-02 Died falling from heights Construction Site - Johor Victim 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. No safe work procedure
    2012-07-29 Died falling from heights Construction Site - Kedah At 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. No safe work procedure
    2012-07-23 Died falling from height Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur During 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.
    2012-07-19 Died after crushed by lorry Plantation - Pahang The incident which happenes at 8.30 am involved a foreign worker who died after being crushed by a lorry filled with fertizilers. No supervision of workers
    2012-07-03 Died being pinned Construction Site - Pahang The incident involved a foreign worker who died being pinned in cabin after a crawler crane fell over while lifting a load. No safe working procedure for lifting works were provided as well as the weight of the lifted load exceeded the permitted limit.
    2012-06-28 Died crushed by tractor Plantation - Perlis Victim who is foreigner died after falling from and hit by a tractor. Victim was standing on the connection between the tractor and water tank. No safe work procedure.
    2012-06-20 Died falling from heights Factory - Johor The 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. Work was performed without supervison. A life line that should be attached to the safety harness was not prepared.
    2012-06-16 Died falling into water Petroleum Terminal - Johor The victim, a Malaysian citizen, fell into water and died. During the incident, the victim was on board a barge. Failure in monitoring of employee
    2012-05-14 Died falling from height Factory - Johor The 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. 1) No safe work procedure
    2) Employer failed to prepare a safe working place
    3) Employee were not given appropiate personal protective equipments
    2012-04-26 Died struck by falling object Factory - Kuala Lumpur The victim, a foreign citizen, died after jack rods fell onto the victim while carrying out works of arranging the jack rods. The accident happened after the fencing could not withstand the load of thousands of arranged jack rods.
    2012-04-22 Died falling from height Shop - Perlis The victim died after falling from a ladder while carrying out works of bringing down an advertising sign of a shop.
    2012-04-22 Death by suffocation Construction Site - Johor During 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. No safe work procedures for piling works
    2012-04-22 Death after being stung by wasps Plantation - Johor The victim died after being stung by wasps while patroling the plantation. The victim died at the scene.
    2012-04-03 Died falling from height Construction Site - Johor The 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.
    2012-03-19 Died falling from height Construction Site - Perlis The victim, a foreign worker, fell from a mobile scaffold as he was doing wiring works. The victim died in the hospital.
    2012-03-12 Died struck by falling object Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur The 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. No practical control measures for works at height
    2012-02-29 Died after being buried Construction Site - Kedah The 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. No safe work procedures
    2012-02-17 Died due to drowning Sg. Tiram - Johor During 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. No practice of safe work procedures
    2012-02-14 Died after falling from height Construction Site - Kedah The 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. The lift entrance opening was not covered properly
    2012-02-11 Died after falling from height Residential Area - Johor The 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. Weak system of supervising and monitoring workers
    2012-02-03 Killed after hit by lorry Construction Site - Pahang The victim died after being hit by a lorry that was reversing suddenly. At that time, the victim was situated direcly behind the lorry. No safe work procedures
    2012-01-15 Killed after struck by falling iron rods Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur The 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. Working conditions that are not sufficiently safe
    2012-01-06 Death by Drowning Jetty Terminal - Johor At 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. No safe work procedures
    2011-12-29 Died after getting caught between objects Factory - Johor The 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. No safe work procedures for operating trailer at the loading and unloading bay area.
    2011-12-28 Killed in an electrocution accident Factory - Sarawak The 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. No safe work procedures for electrical works
    2011-12-21 Died due to falling from heights Quarrying Site - Johor The 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. Failure to conduct risk assessment pertaining to drilling works
    2011-12-07 Died after falling from tree Resort Area - Kedah The 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. No safe work procedures
    2011-12-02 Died after being hit by lorry Construction Site - Pulau Pinang During 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. No safe work procedures
    2011-12-01 Killed after being hit by car Construction Site - Pulau Pinang During 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. No safe work procedures
    2011-11-28 Died by electrocution Pencawang Pengagih Utama - Johor At 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. No safe work procedures
    2011-11-25 Killed by falling dead tree branch Logging Area - Kedah At around 3.30 pm, the victim, a logger died after a dead tree branch fell onto him while he carrying out logging works. No safe work procedures
    2011-11-22 Died struck by falling steel I-Beam Factory - Pahang At 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. No comprehensive safe work procedures for works of lifting and lowering using overhead travelling cranes.
    2011-10-31 Died after falling into sludge holding tank Sewage Treatment Plant - Perlis At 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. The opening of the sludge holding tank was not closed properly.
    2011-10-21 Died after vehicle plunges into river Construction Site - Sarawak The 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. No safe work procedures
    2011-10-14 Death due to electrocution Residential Area - Kuala Lumpur The 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. No safe work procedures
    2011-10-04 Died crushed by tower crane Construction Site - Pulau Pinang The 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 victim Failure in the crane's foundation
    2011-09-25 Died crushed by container Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur The 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. The crane operator did not realize that the victim was underneath the container.

    No safe work procedures
    2011-09-12 Dies after falling off roof Factory - Johor During 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. No safe work procedure

    Employers failed to provide training and supervision for works at heights
    2011-08-26 Died crushed by iron pipes Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur The 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. The 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
    2011-08-08 Death due to electrocution Factory - Pontian, Johor The 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. The 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.
    2011-08-06 Died crushed by water tank Ladang - Johor The 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. The 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.
    2011-07-31 Pinched by body of truck Workshop - Pahang During 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. Died 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.
    2011-07-28 Died by being crushed by falling object Construction Site -Kuala Lumpur The 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. The Single Line Block (Small Block) fell onto the victim's head.

    No safe work procedures
    2011-07-04 Died from falling off an escalator Government Agency - Putrajaya The 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. The victim who was at the skirt pane lost his balance and fell from level 2 to the ground floor.

    No monitoring.
    2011-06-02 Died of falling from height Construction Site - Perlis On 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. Victim fell down to the ground along with the man-basket.

    Crane is not well maintained and inspected before been used.
    2011-05-31 Died rolled over by logging machine Factory On 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. Driver fell down to the ground and was rolled over.

    No safe work procedures regarding to machine logger driving.
    2011-05-23 Death due to being crushed by 'luffing boom' Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur The 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. The luffing boom suddenly fell on top of the two victims that were situated directly under the crane.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-04-17 Death due to landslide Plantation - Kelantan The 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. The victim was trying to do repairs caused by a landslide when suddenly he himself was buried by a landslide.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-04-17 Died while in confined space Manhole - Pulau Pinang The 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. The victims were believed to have suffocated while being in the confined space.

    No safe work procedure for works in condined space.
    2011-04-14 Died crushed by timber Logging Area - Kelantan The 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. A tree log that he cut rolled over and crushed the victim.

    No safe work procedures
    2011-04-09 Died falling from height Construction Site - Pulau Pinang The 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. The victim who was doing concrete works suddenly fell to the ground.

    No safe work procedures while carrying out 'T-Beam' concrete works.
    2011-04-05 Died falling from height Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur The 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. The victim fell into an uncovered manhole while doing works of cleaning up construction wastes.

    No safe work procedures for doing cleaning up works.
    2011-03-29 Died crushed by tractor Plantation - Johor The 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. The tractor driven by the victim fell over and crushed the victim.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-03-26 Death by being rolled over by road roller Plantation - Negeri Sembilan The 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. The road roller was on a slope when it stopped, hence it rolled over the victim.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-03-25 Died being wedged between cages Factory - Pahang The 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. The victim was caught between the cages when the shoveler pushed the cages.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-03-16 Death due to exploding barrel drums Factory - Johor A 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. The barrel drum undergoing welding by the victim exploded, tossing its cover which hit the victim's chest and face.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-03-09 Died falling off a ladder Street light - Kedah A 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. The victim fell to the ground as he was descending a ladder.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-03-01 Died falling off trailer Plantation - Johor A 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. The victim fell off while riding a trailer and the rear tyre hit him.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-02-24 Died falling from height Construction Site - Johor A 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. The incident happened during strong winds as the victim was trying to avoid a falling wooden support.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-02-14 Died crushed by timber Logging Area - Kelantan A 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. A strong gust of wind caused a rotted tree log to fall crushing the victim.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-02-13 Died falling into river Sand Quarry - Kelantan A 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. The victim slipped and fell while traversing the sand sucker pipeline.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-02-12 Died falling off portable stairs Construction Site - Pulau Pinang A 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. The victim fell down trying to climb onto a segment.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-01-27 Died being rolled over by tractor Palm Oil Plantation, Sarawak A 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. The 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.
    2011-01-12 Died falling off factory roof Factory - Pulau Pinang A 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. The 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.
    2011-01-03 Death caused by sudden floor collapse Construction Site - Kuala Lumpur A 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. A floor structure suddenly collapsed. The victim was buried by concrete.

    No safe work procedures.
    2011-01-02 Death caused by falling into machine Factory - Johor A 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. The accident happened because the victim was operating the machine alone.

    No safe work procedures.
    2010-04-29 Killed by a tractor commutting to workplace Kedah The victim, 28, was killed after being involved in an accident on the way to workplace.
    2010-04-24 Hit by bulldozer Industrial Area, Melaka The victim, 21, was killed after a bulldozer toppled during clearing of the work site.
    2010-04-19 Fall from height Kuala Lumpur The 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.
    2010-04-09 Fell from scaffold Highway, Kuala Lumpur The victim, 23, was killed after falling down from scaffold.
    2010-04-06 Sudden death after fainting Industrial Area, Seremban, Negeri Sembilan The victim, 40 years,was found death after fainting.
    2010-04-01 Fall from height Kuala Lumpur The 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.
    2010-03-29 Scaffold collapsed Terengganu The victim, 37 years, a foreign national, was killed after a scaffold collapsed at a construction site.
    2010-03-21 Found death in confined space Sabah Six victims were killed in a confined space (a treated water pumping tank). They were killed due to toxic gases.
    2010-03-08 Hit by a bulldozer Pahang The victim, 62 years, was killed after being hit by a bulldozer which was sliding from a slope.
    2010-03-04 Hit by a tractor Pahang The 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.
    2010-03-03 Falling down inside the bin Pahang The 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.
    2010-02-22 Hit by excavator Pahang The victim, 27 years, from Indonesia, was killed after being hit by an excavator during cleaning activity.
    2010-02-20 Hit by bulldozer Melaka The victim, 14 years, was killed after being hit by a bulldozer. During incident, the victim was playing near the machine.
    2010-02-17 Found dead in a toilet Melaka The victim, 40 years, was found dead in a toilet by other worker.
    2010-02-16 Killed in confined space Kuala Lumpur Two foreign workers were found dead in a confined space at the sewage plant. During the incident, they were doing cleaning works at the manhole.
    2010-02-09 Struck by a tree Pahang The victim, 39 years, a foreign national, was killed after being struck by a tree (logging).
    2010-02-01 Struck by a tree Kelantan The victim, 55 years, was killed after being struck by a tree (logging).
    2010-02-01 Fall from height Pulau Pinang The 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.
    2010-01-31 Drowned at river re-construction site Pahang The victim, 7 years, was found drowned at a river re-construction site.
    2010-01-28 Pinched between objects Terengganu The victim, 45 years, was killed after being pinched between a mobile crane counterweight and the back of a trailer body.
    2010-01-26 Fall from height Pahang The 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.
    2010-01-25 Killed during repair work Plantation - Terengganu The victim,30 years, a foreign national, was killed after serious burning while doing welding (repair) works on a reactor.
    2010-01-21 Buried with waste disposal Kelantan The 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.
    2010-01-21 Killed by sanding calibrator machine Industrial Area - Johor The victim, 35 years, a foreign national, was killed after being struck by a sanding calibrator door, which was not properly closed.
    2010-01-15 Struck by an object Kelantan The victim, 26 years, was killed after being struck by a tree (logging).
    2010-01-10 Struck by an object Kelantan The victim, 32 years, a foreign worker, was killed after being struck by a tree (logging).
    2010-01-05 Struck by Cooling Tower Fan Pahang The victim, 34 years old, a foreign worker, was killed after being struck by cooling tower fan while doing the maintenance.

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