Wedding company fined $100,000 for worker's death

A district judge criticised a wedding services company for work safety lapses, pointing out that the safety harnesses provided for staff were useless as there were no anchorage points for them and the staff were not trained to use them.

SMR Wedding Services was fined $100,000 for the lapses that led to the death of a worker who fell from the top of a wedding dais after fixing some linen cloth to the ceiling.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 12, 2018, with the headline 'Wedding company fined $100,000 for worker's death'. Print Edition | Subscribe