VietNamNet Bridge – Three mechanics were killed while installing elevator rails at an apartment complex in the northern coastal province of Quang Ninh’s Ha Long City on Tuesday.


The Newlife Tower apartment complex in Ha Long City where three elevator mechanics died while on duty on Tuesday. — Photo

The deceased are Huynh Giang Nguyen, 28, a resident of the southern province of Ba Ria-Vung Tau, and Nguyen Hoai Phong, 18, and Tran Hieu Nam, 22, both from HCM City.

The three mechanics fell from the seventh floor to the first floor of the elevator shaft of a building in Newlife Tower apartment complex in Bai Chay Ward, the province’s Department of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs said.

Vu Van Dien, vice chairman of the province’s People’s Committee, has requested authorities to determine the cause of the accident and visit the families of the three mechanics. A compensation of VND6 million (US$264) has been given to each family.

Work has been suspended at the site for investigation.

Source: VNS

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