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Taiwan Pipe Death: 1 Worker dead after sucked into water pipe in Taiwan: There is a man who was working on a pipeline project in Taichung City and he has lost his life after he got sucked into the hole that he had just made in a water pipe on Monday dating to 30th November, the 50-year-old man, named Zeng who was working on Taiwan Water Corporation pipeline replacement project in Tanzi District when the accident occurred at around 11:30 am. Follow More Update On CmaTrends.com

Taiwan Pipe Death

Taiwan Pipe Death

The incident got recorded on video by someone who was standing above the trench, the video footage showed that Zeng atop the steel pipe by using a lump of the hammer in order to knock out a 60 x 40-centimetre square piece that had been cut by a co-worker. It was seen that the steel plate finally gave away and Zeng lost his balance at the time by falling forward, Zeng momentarily caught himself but the problem was that the force of the suction which was happening because of the vacuum in the pipe, sucked him feet-first into the pipe.

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The co-workers of Zeng pulled Zeng out of the pipe but he had lost his vital signs by the time paramedics arrived and he was later declared dead at the hospital, the Ministry of labour and other relevant agencies seems to be currently investigating the incident, the incident has been a fatal industrial accident which got reported in Taiwan’s news media today.

A welder has died in Yilan while working in an enclosed space due to a build-up of argon gas and in Kaohsiung, a backhoe driver was buried alive after a chimney collapsed on a demolition site, it seems like the cases of labour accidents have been seen a few times now and the authorities are on their toes.

The labour corporation is looking into the matter and they are going to be coming up with better and safe ways for the labours to perform their work, it is unlikely that there are going to be any further details on the story in the coming days and weeks, we are going to be on our toes to provide you with further details as soon as something comes under our radar. Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and family of the deceased, may his soul rest in peace.

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