Sunday, August 30, 2009

Close to 100 garment workers passed out during work

Passed out workers brought to the Calmette Hospital emergency (All photos: DAP news)

Saturday, August 29, 2009
DAP news
Translated from Khmer by Socheata

At least 100 workers at the Rea Garment Corp. factory located along National Road No. 5, Svay Pak commune, Russey Keo district, passed out one after another while working. The cause of the workers passing out is not known and the incident took place at 09:30 AM on 29 August 2009. Ten private and state ambulances were used to bring these workers to the various hospitals and clinics. Khleang Huot, Russei Keo district governor, who came to the incident location to review the situation, claimed that the cause of the incident is not known yet, but he asked the factory owner to pay attention to the workers involved in the incident, including their food cost and hospital bills.


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