Accident causes construction pause at Morpheus


The government has suspended construction work at Melco Resorts and Entertainment Ltd’s hotel Morpheus, located in Cotai, after a fatal accident last Friday, according to a statement from the Labour Affairs Bureau (DSAL).
The worker killed in the accident was not a Macau resident.
After the fatality, DSAL ordered the “immediate suspension of all works at the construction site,” claiming it will “proceed to an exhaustive investigation about the causes involved in the accident.”
The bureau claimed further that it has ordered the contractor to “review immediately all the safety and occupational health and safety conditions, and present a detailed report of the accident.”
Melco had not replied to enquiries by the time this story went to print.
The same bureau said that the resumption of work on the site will only be allowed when it issues an authorization.