2 workers killed, 5 injured after scaffold collapses

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/05/29
By: Chang Che-fon and Kay Liu

Kaohsiung, May 29 (CNA) Two workers were killed and five others injured after a

(Photo courtesy of the Kaohsiung City Fire Bureau)

(Photo courtesy of the Kaohsiung City Fire Bureau)

scaffold of a construction project in Taiwan Power Co.’s (Taipower’s) Dalin plant in Kaohsiung collapsed Sunday.

The seven workers were on the 50-meter-high scaffold set up around a coal storage facility when it collapsed, and one of them, a 47-year-old man surnamed Huang, was found dead after he was pulled out from under the collapsed structure, according to the local police and fire services.

Another 25-year-old was also pronounced dead after being treated by medical personnel who arrived the site, while five other workers were sent to three different hospitals.     [FULL  STORY]

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