SINGAPORE - A 28-year-old Bangladeshi worker was killed after a HDB lift that was undergoing upgrading seemingly fell from the fifth to first floor on Monday night (Jan 14) in Chai Chee Road.
The worker was part of a team carrying out lift replacement works at Block 805, and had been transporting debris from the fifth to the ground floor, said a Ministry of Manpower (MOM) spokesman.
The worker was subsequently found inside the lift on the ground floor with injuries.
The MOM is investigating the incident and has stopped all lift upgrading works at the site.
The contractor for the upgrading works - which started on Jan 4 - is Chevalier Singapore Holdings and the worker's employer is Tc Builder & Machinery.