According to him, workers he spotted at the Punggol construction site were mixing building materials inappropriately:
“Recently, I read about the defective BTO issue and know that I can no longer keep quiet about this because one day I’ll stay in one of this too… Even after water was added from the cement truck they continue to add water during casting when the bucket reach the top. Mixing of water can only be done in the cement plant and when it reaches the site no more water should be added to it. The quality of the cement must be inspected and approved by the RTO before it can be use to cast our floor, ceiling and even pillars.”
“Edward” says that he has received threats from some in the company, who do not want him to bring the matter to higher authorities.
“My signal men also knew I took photo of their reckless unsafe hoisting procedures and they threatened that I’m not allow to report or expose any photos taken to MOM or related authorities.”
According to Transitioning, the company in question is Hong Dat Engineering Pte Ltd, and “Edward” was terminated on 31st July after trying to expose the practices of the staff.
“Edward” is said to have reported the matter to the Ministry of Manpower.