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20-something worker in the

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factory climbed on the roof and replaced the ventilation fan, but fell 11 meters high and died.

There was an opinion that the work should be entrusted to a professional company, but the company had its employees do the work, and the police are investigating whether safety rules were followed.



Reporter Shin Jeong-eun covered it.



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On the morning of the 18th, a waste recycling plant in Pohang, Gyeongbuk.



A 28-year-old man, who was involved in the repair work of a ventilation fan, fell from a height of 11 meters and died.



It was severely corroded and fell on the skylight that was thin like a piece of paper.



I wore a helmet and a safety belt, but the 'safety line' to prevent the fall was not connected.



[Ministry of Employment and Labor's Pohang branch official: The work platform is not installed.

The fall bat was not installed.

The safety belt hanger is installed, but is it properly installed?

.]




Mr. A said he was usually afraid of working on the roof.



[Ham Ji-won / Mr. A's older brother: My younger brother has a phobia of heights.

Even if I say things like ‘I really don’t want to go to the company, I don’t want to go up’ even after going up once because I’m afraid…

.] It



is said that there was an opinion from the inside that 'let it be left to a professional company' even if it costs time and money.



[Kim Gil-ho/Jang colleague: But they told me to keep going.

(A too) I said, 'One person must die before he can come to his senses'.] The



company explained that the necessary safety measures were taken, saying that the construction period was short and the scale was small, so employees were put in.



[Accident company official: It was true that the company was a bit difficult.

But that didn't mean they did or did unsafe things.]



In the first half of this year alone, 26 workers fell while working on the roof and died.



It has steadily increased over the past 5 years.



Falls due to damage such as broken roofs account for nearly half.



[Soo - Jin, with the Democratic Party (proportional) Rep: Roof construction is (tend) does not properly Ltd is rattling safety measures made in a short period of time -



the Ministry of Employment and Labor and the police are investigating the exact accident inspector with compliance with safety measures in companies There is.



(Video coverage: Park Hyun-cheol, Lee Chan-soo, video editing: Lee So-young) 

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