Singaporean worker dies in Kranji Loop workplace incident

SINGAPORE - A Singaporean worker at an SP Group worksite at Kranji Loop died on Sunday (Sept 24) after he was injured while carrying out cable works.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force said it received a call at 11.30am about the incident. The worker was taken to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital after that.

The Straits Times understands that the 59-year-old man died in the hospital later in the day.

In a media statement on Sunday night, SP Group said he had been injured while carrying out cable jointing at the worksite.

"We are saddened that the worker died and extend our deepest condolences to his family," SP Group said.

"The Singaporean worker was a sub-contractor of James Contractor - the construction company SP Group appointed to carry out cable works there. We are working closely with James Contractor to assist the family of the worker."

SP Group has halted work at the site and is investigating the cause of the incident.