Kampong Speu—The Kampong Speu NSSF branch officials of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training confirmed that there are 70 worker fainted at 08:20 am on 19 October 2018.
The faintness above occurred in Wing Star Shoes Co., LTD located in the National Road 3 between milestones 49 and 50, Angkor Sokunthear village, Moha Rusey commune, Kong Pisey district, Kampong Speu province. After hearing this news, the NSSF team went to the scene and collaborated with the factory administrator to facilitate and prevent from more faintness by sending 25 and 45 victims to get emergency at Krang Liev health center and Chea Soklim Clinic respectively.
The cause of this faintness started from a female worker who is in sewing ward in H building had convulsion and suffocation leading to faintness; at that time, other female workers next to the scene saw such incident, they started to feel panic-stricken, numb in limbs, and faint massively amount 70 faint workers.
The Kampong Speu NSSF branch team clarified that by 10:02 am, all female workers were in the factory building individually without working by waiting for the solution from employer.
Cost for transportation and medical care services until recovery is borne by the National Social Security Fund (NSSF).