Ministry holds boiler safety training course

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Ministry holds boiler safety training course

Post by Anchor Moy » Tue Dec 12, 2017 10:53 am

A step in the right direction. Heavily fining or closing down factories that continue to operate with dangerous machines would be another.

December 12, 2017
Ministry holds boiler safety training course

Labour Minister Ith Samheng has asked his officials to pay close attention to boiler safety at garment factories in the wake of a string of deadly explosions.
Speaking yesterday at the launch of Fundamental Training on Boiler Safety, Mr Samheng said the three-day training course is aimed at preventing future accidents.
“This training is to educate our country to solve the issue of boiler explosions in factories,” he said. “We need to stop the accidents from happening again.”
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5095398/min ... ng-course/
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Re: Ministry holds boiler safety training course

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Tue Jan 16, 2018 3:03 pm

Another boiler explosion in a Phnom Penh factory occurred on 14 January. Three injured. Time for some more safety training and rigorous boiler inspections.

Three injured by boiler explosion
15 January 2018
Three workers suffered minor injuries yesterday when a boiler exploded at a metal factory in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district.
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Meanchey district police chief Teng Sino said the explosion occurred at about 1.30pm in Chak Angre Loeu commune.

He added that the company was using the boiler for work cutting and welding pieces of metal. “Three people suffered minor injuries, including one woman,” he said. “They are now being treated at the hospital.”

He noted that his police officers were still working to identify all the victims.

“The reason for the explosion was because they were careless with their work,” he said.

According to local news, one of the three people injured was a Chinese national named Lay Chong, 70, the owner of the workshop.

In December, Labour Minister Ith Samheng asked officials to pay close attention to boiler safety at garment factories after a string of deadly explosions...
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50102040/th ... explosion/
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