Two workers die at Samsung Ningbo yard

Two workers die at Samsung Ningbo yard

Two separate accidents occurred at Samsung Heavy Industries’ Ningbo yard in China on Saturday leading to the death of two workers.

One worker got an electric shock when operating a cutting machine and died after being sent to the hospital for emergency treatment. Two hours after the incident, another worker fainted when he was taking a rest after completing some grinding work on a ship block. He died shortly after, with the cause of death unknown.

Authorities have ordered to suspend all operations at the yard and investigations are currently underway.

Jason Jiang

Jason is one of the most prolific writers on the diverse China shipping & logistics industry and his access to the major maritime players with business in China has proved an invaluable source of exclusives. Having been working at Asia Shipping Media since inception, Jason is the chief correspondent of Splash and associate editor of Maritime CEO magazine. Previously he had written for a host of titles including Supply Chain Asia, Cargo Facts and Air Cargo Week.

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