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Two workers fall to death at construction site

Two Bangladeshi workers fell to their death on Wednesday at a construction site. Police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force said they were alerted at 12.45pm to an incident at Fusionopolis Way, near Ayer Rajah Avenue.

SINGAPORE: Two Bangladeshi workers fell to their death on Wednesday at a construction site.

Police and the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said they were alerted at 12.45pm to an incident at Fusionopolis Way, near Ayer Rajah Avenue.

On arrival at the worksite, police established that an industrial accident had occurred.

SCDF paramedics pronounced the two men, both in their 20s, dead at the scene.

Officers from Manpower Ministry's Occupational Safety and Health Inspectorate were on-site to investigate the incident.

The ministry said preliminary findings showed the two men had fallen from the 7th storey of a building under construction.

Investigations are ongoing.

The Manpower Ministry has instructed the occupier of the construction site to stop all work involving lifting operations. 

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