Dormitory Association issues 2nd advisory to members in light of Little India riot
- POSTED: 12 Dec 2013 20:13
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The Dormitory Association of Singapore has issued another advisory to its members with recommended actions for the next two weekends. This comes after a riot occurred at Little India on December 8.
SINGAPORE: The Dormitory Association of Singapore has issued another advisory to its members with recommended actions for the next two weekends.
This comes after a riot occurred at Little India on December 8.
It has asked member dormitories to consider increasing operations staff and putting in place or activating their emergency recall systems.
The association also suggested that dormitories organise activities to encourage workers to stay indoors and use dormitory facilities.
And it has also urged dormitories to encourage staff to be vigilant when it comes to security measures such as the operation of CCTVs, Security Access Control System and regular Security Checks or Patrols.
The association also asked dormitories to inform workers staying in their premises to stay away from Little India unless for specific business or personal work, and to remind them of the alcohol ban that is in force this weekend.
Dormitories were also told to remind workers not to congregate in large groups, and to not get involved if there is any commotion in the vicinity.
Workers were also reminded to offer full cooperation and assistance to the police or other government officials if necessary.