Work related fatalities on the rise

There have been 56 work-related fatalities in the last six years in Brunei Darussalam, which is 10 times that of Europe and five times that of Singapore. To date, there have been five work-related fatalities in 2019. In 2018, there were eight work-related fatalities comprising five in the construction industry, two in the oil and gas industry and one in another industry. This was highlighted yesterday by Safety, Health and Environment National Authority (SHENA) Chief Inspector Jaime Rebelo in his talk, ‘Better Safe than Sorry – the SHENA Story’, at the Ministry of Development (MoD) Headquarters in Berakas. More details in Wednesday’s Borneo Bulletin