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Workers setting up temporary health facilities outside Singapore EXPO before start of circuit breaker

"A very tiring and emergency express work to build tentages for Singapore EXPO hall 1 to hall 10 in 3 days. Our workers have to get special clearance from MTI & MOM before we can start work during the peak of Covid19 pandemic. We had on-site recce of Singapore EXPO Hall 1 to Hall 6 on the 9th April 2020. We completed the tentage setup by 12nd April 2020. Then there is another calling to build tentage for EXPO Hall 7 to Hall 10 on the 22nd April 2020. We required urgent approval from MTI and MOM for our workers to be able to work onsite. It was a challenging time and we have to thanks Surbana Jurong Consultants Pte Ltd to expedite getting approval for us to commence work."--Contributed by Dennis Chew Yin Sang, as part of the "Documenting COVID-19 in Singapore" collection community call. This photograph shows workers from Event Business Management Pte Ltd setting up emergency health facilities outside Singapore EXPO before the start of circuit breaker. These temporary premises will serve as Expo Community Care Facility for COVID-19 patients. Additional description by Library staff. Title devised by Library staff.

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All rights reserved. Dennis Chew Yin Sang, 2020

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