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Construction Accident Re-occurred, Transportation Ministry Conveyed Condolence

by Sebastianus Epifany Monday, February 5, 2018 - 16:28

JAKARTA - The construction accident happened again, this time the girder launcher for double-double track railway project in Jatinegara has fallen. The incident happened on Sunday (4/2/2018) and killed four project workers.

Secretary-General of the Transportation Ministry Sugihardjo expressed his deep condolences to the victims of the construction delinquency. The accident occurred when workers will install the rail pads.

I represent all the big families of the Transportation Ministry, expressing their condolences and deep sorrows for the death of the accident victims of the double-double track girder launcher that fell on Matraman Raya Street, Jatinegara," said Sugiharjo as reported from dephub.go.id (5/2/2018).

Sugiharjo continued, "On this occasion, the Transportation Ministry requested all elements of construction services related to civil works of the Railway Facility for Manggarai to Jatinegara (Double-Double Track) facility to give serious attention to the safety and security of construction."

Meanwhile, Transportation Minister Budi Karya Sumadi stated that the Transportation Minister and the PUPR Minister have agreed that all matters of construction accidents including accidents on Railway railway construction, or LRT will be evaluated and supervised by the Construction Safety Committee under the Construction Service Law.

The dead victim will get BPJS insurance Employment which immediately processed the by the contractor. It is expected that 1-2 days can be completed with the coverage value according to the value of BPJS Employment of Rp 122,8 million. While waiting for the process of disbursement of compensation funds then the contractor provides condolence funds amounting to 25 million per person.

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