A section of Taiwan Avenue in the Central District of Taichung City had an industrial safety accident yesterday. During demolition work, the house accidentally collapsed and killed 3 workers on the site.
[Reporter Cai Shuyuan/Taichung Report] There was an industrial safety accident yesterday in the section of Taiwan Avenue in the Central District of Taichung City. The house accidentally collapsed and killed 3 workers during the demolition operation. The Central District Occupational Safety and Health Center of the Ministry of Labor found out that The builder did not insure labor insurance for the 3 workers who died. Only workers surnamed Wu had fishing insurance, while workers surnamed Cai and Chen did not have labor insurance. It was not even clear whether the 3 workers were temporary workers or dispatch workers. They only said that they had not contracted with downstream workers. Reinforcement dealers and formwork dealers signed contracts.
Li Wenjin, director of the Central District Occupational Safety Center, pointed out that according to the occupational accident insurance of the Labor Insurance Regulations, if a worker dies due to an occupational accident, the employer should pay the funeral expenses of 5 months' average salary and the death compensation of 40 months' average salary at a time, a total of 45 months. wages, but the builder did not insure labor insurance for the three workers who died, and will continue to pursue the industry for payment.
Li Wenjin said that the builder did not purchase labor insurance for the workers, and will be referred to the Labor Insurance Bureau for fines in violation of the labor insurance regulations. In addition, the owner also violated the standards for building safe and sanitary facilities, and took measures to prevent collapse before excavation. This part has been referred to the local inspection At the same time, he was ordered to stop work, and a fine of 300,000 yuan will be imposed in accordance with the Occupational Safety Law.
Li Wenjin said that Wu Nan who died was a steel bar worker, and Cai and Chen were formwork workers. The owner could not tell whether the three were temporary workers or dispatched workers, only that the project was contracted to the formwork and steel bar contractors and had not yet signed a contract.