Besides the lift technician who was killed yesterday after becoming trapped in a lift shaft, and the three men who died in the explosion in a Tuas factory on Wednesday, there were seven other work-related fatalities this month.
Who: Indian national, 31, employed by Li Fu Zhan Engineering
Where: Jurong West Street 52 construction site
What happened: Found unconscious and slouched against the control panel of a boom lift; died in hospital from unspecified injuries.
Who: Singaporean prime mover driver, 67, employed by Yong Tat Logistics
Where: 37 Jurong Port Road
What happened: Fell 2m to the ground after he stood on steel bars on his trailer bed to help a forklift operator adjust a steel bundle.
Who: Singaporean delivery rider, 30, employed by Declarators
Where: Ayer Rajah Expressway
What happened: Collided with the rear of a truck and was pronounced dead at the scene.
Who: Mr Koh Kok Heng, 53, a permanent resident and director at JMS Construction
Where: 38 University Walk
What happened: Fell 4.7m through opening in the floor while overseeing construction work at the semi-detached house.
Who: Singaporean man, 52, self-employed
Where: East Special Purposes Anchorage
What happened: Fell into the sea while climbing down a pilot ladder of a vessel to board a passenger launch. He was rescued but died after he was taken to the hospital.
Who: Bangladeshi forklift operator, 23, employed by Lum Chang Building Contractors
Where: 1A Havelock Square (Former State Courts building)
What happened: Crushed by forklift he was operating after it had reversed into a pit and toppled.
Who: Indian national, 27, employed by Sharp Engineering and Construction
Where: 14 Penjuru Road
What happened: Trapped between two shipping containers after one of them had shifted while the man was walking along a path between the containers.