BUTERWORTH: The bridge ramp collapse in Batu Maung will be classified as an industrial accident, said Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) Penang secretary K. Veeriah (pic).
He said the MTUC wanted to know if acceptable safety measures and standard operating procedures (SOP) were strictly observed during the construction process.
He said MTUC was saddened by the incident and sympathised with family members of the victims.
“It is crucial especially in the construction industry for safety measures to be taken seriously.
“We are shocked by recent incidents involving the construction industry.