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According to media reports, SMRT reported that a worker got injured as he was preparing to for an engineering to the vehicle to move.
The worker’s right foot got amputated after he was injured by the vehicle.
The worker is in his late 50s who is a father of three, currently still in shock over the accident. He is currently warded in NUH intensive care unit (ICU). Although he is able to chat normally but the incident has certainly traumatized him.
Workplace safety is a priority for us, and the maintenance teams observed a safety timeout this morning to remind them of the importance of safety.
“Our immediate concern is for our maintenance staff who is being treated at the hospital, and we are providing the necessary care and support to him and his family.”