Tag Archives: Safety

FAULTY FIRE ALARM FAILED TO WARN SHOPPERS OF CHINATOWN POINT FIRE

Despite a fierce fire that broke out on the 3rd floor escalator landing at Chinatown Point yesterday afternoon, the fire alarm failed to go off even though the whole mall was filled with smoke. The SCDF said it was alerted to a fire at about 3PM and dispatched fire engines and support vehicles to the scene. When the fire was put out, preliminary investigations showed electrical wiring in the motor of the Schindler escalator had been burnt.

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NETIZENS RIDICULE IMM’S DO NOT STEP SIGNS ON FALSE CEILING

Following the unfortunate demise of a teenager at Orchard Central, who fell to his death following a stunt gone wrong, the management at IMM, a mall in Jurong, came fast and some say too furiously. Signs advising mall goers to avoid stepping on false ceilings and extended portions of mall space on the various floors have appeared, seemingly to warn mall goers for their own safety.

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FOREIGN HEAVY VEHICLE DRIVERS EVERYWHERE, HOW SAFE ARE OUR ROADS?

Many transport operators are employing foreign drivers because of daft Singaporeans not wanting to work as one and since the last decade, we have seen a huge increase in drivers from Indochina, PRC, India and Bangladesh and I propose the authorities to look into more thorough training for these foreign drivers as they are spending many hours on the roads.

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