27 Garment Workers Passed Out Due to Hot Weather and Stuffy

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27 Garment Workers Passed Out Due to Hot Weather and Stuffy

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Oct 09, 2015 10:55 pm

27 Garment workers passed out due to hot weather and stuffy in the factory

Kompong Chanang, According to Kampuche Thmey News, around 08:30 am on 09 October 2015, 27 garment workers passed out one after one at garment factory. It’s believed that they passed out due to the hot weather and the stuffy condition in the factory located in Lonveak commune, Kampong Tralach district, Kampong Chanang.

General Meas Sopen said, there was a shocking event happened when many garment workers passed out one after on within an hour. He continued, at first just a few people passed out, then those who stayed closer were afraid and became into unconscious too. Later they were brought to provincial hospital for medical assistance by police cars and ambulances. This happened due the hot weather and bad condition at their working place.

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Chhnang: at 8 and 30 am on 9 October 2015, 27 workers in a series of fainting garment in golf clothes okay Perry because of the atmosphere in the plant situation grew hot and steamy temperatures. The incident took place in the commune Longvek District, Kampong Chhnang province.

Golden Police Acting Inspector Phin District, said at the scene a great surprise after the workers joined there were more than 1 hour, a worker fainted. Due to some fainting like others located nearby so unconscious horror series. After fainting police car and ambulance out a series of interventions help to rescue Referral Hospital District Until now, workers who fainted some relief situations. The case workers fainting may result from the atmosphere in the factory was unusually hot.
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Re: 27 Garment Workers Passed Out Due to Hot Weather and Stu

Post by Jerry Atrick » Sun Oct 11, 2015 9:59 am

Another news source reported that they actually fainted because one worker collapsed in a seizure, and somembody said "electric shock".

Seems like a handy way to get a day off/ give their union bosses some leverage. That sounds cynical, but so be it.
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Re: 27 Garment Workers Passed Out Due to Hot Weather and Stu

Post by StroppyChops » Thu Oct 15, 2015 11:26 pm

Jerry Atrick wrote:Another news source reported that they actually fainted because one worker collapsed in a seizure, and somembody said "electric shock".

Seems like a handy way to get a day off/ give their union bosses some leverage. That sounds cynical, but so be it.
Possibly a hysteria response after the first one went down (think Beatles groupies)...
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Re: 27 Garment Workers Passed Out Due to Hot Weather and Stuffy

Post by Jerry Atrick » Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:16 am

Sure, i'd believe that. The response could possibly have been strengthened by the fact it was the day before the holidays!
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Re: 27 Garment Workers Passed Out Due to Hot Weather and Stuffy

Post by Mr Curious » Sat Oct 17, 2015 2:15 am

First thing I thought of too Jerr. Plus it might be a way to "protest" conditions. It's not a difficult problem to deal with. Honking big fans, water sprinkling on the roof or maybe white paint the metal roof. Kook eze works wonders and I know the Thai's have something similar. Of course insulating the roof would help but, wow, big money. One time.
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Re: 27 Garment Workers Passed Out Due to Hot Weather and Stuffy

Post by Anchor Moy » Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:23 am

A few weeks after this OP, another episode like this in a garment factory, with 1 dead and 18 "faintings". I doubt that the death was due to hysteria. The factory has been closed and an investigation opened.
...Five female workers at the Or Sambath Trading factory reported dizziness, vomiting and difficulty breathing on Thursday before passing out, said Duk Kanthor, district governor where the factory is located in eastern Prey Veng province.

They were sent to a hospital, where a 21-year-old worker later died, he said. On Friday, 14 more workers fell ill with similar symptoms before passing out and being taken to a hospital, he said...
http://www.centredaily.com/2015/11/06/5 ... .html?rh=1
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Post by Anchor Moy » Sat Nov 07, 2015 10:32 am

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Post by Jamie_Lambo » Sat Nov 07, 2015 5:02 pm

i do feel sorry for them factory workers, they get pushed hard for peanuts
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