SINGAPORE: A 12m-high steel structure collapsed onto an unoccupied workers' quarters at a Housing and Development Board (HDB) construction site on Monday (Apr 19), said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM).
The incident happened on a piece of land adjacent to the proposed public housing development at Tengah Garden Avenue, Plantation Crescent and Tengah Boulevard, said MOM in response to queries by CNA.
"A 12m-high steel structure under erection partially collapsed onto an unoccupied temporary worker's quarters," said a MOM spokesperson.
"No one was injured."
The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it received a call for assistance at about 2.05pm to a construction site near the junction of Tengah Drive and Bukit Batok Road, but added that its assistance was not required.
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HPC Builders is identified by MOM as the occupier of the site, with Epoch Metal as the steel structure sub-contractor.
"HDB has stopped all work at the accident site, cordoned off all affected areas and the occupier will be developing a recovery plan.
"MOM is working with HDB to establish the cause of the incident," said the ministry.