TODAY'S HEADLINES

Kentex, subcontractor liable to pay P7.9 million to 99 workers - DOLE 24-May-15, 12:47 PM | Jet Villa, InterAksyon.com

Greece 'has no money' to meet IMF debt repayment 25-May-15, 2:17 AM | Katerina Nikolopoulou, Agence France-Presse

IS executes 16 traders on Iraqi road 24-May-15, 11:56 PM | Agence France-Presse

F1 2015 | Nico Rosberg in a Mercedes wins Monaco Grand Prix 24-May-15, 10:40 PM | Agence France-Presse

National

Construction worker falls to his death in EEI project for SM in QC

InterAksyon.com
The online news portal of TV5

MANILA, Philippines – A worker fell to his death in an accident at a building being constructed for SM Development Corp. (SMDC) near the Welcome Rotonda in Quezon City.

Details as to why the worker fell are sketchy, but a statement by SMDC later on Tuesday said it “regrets the unfortunate accident that happened this morning at our project site in Welcome Rotonda, Quezon City.”

The SM firm added that it had contacted the contractor – the Engineering Equipment, Inc. (EEI) – that, in turn, “committed to take care of all the expenses related to the accident.”

The SM statement said the property firm was “assured by EEI that their representatives were already in touch with the victim’s family for whatever assistance that they would need.”

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) had tightened its guidelines for construction companies after the death of six workers about 18 months ago in Makati City, when a scaffolding fell in a condominium being built for Eton Properties.

 

 

advertisement
OTHER NATIONAL STORIES
BREAKING NEWS