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Gen. Adul urged! In the case of accident, the Myanmar workers died 20 bodies to be granted the legal rights

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          Mrs.Petcharat Sinauy, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labor as a spokesperson for the Ministry of Labor revealed after a meeting of the Ministry of Labor’s Labor Center today (March 30, 2018), Police General Adul Singsingkeo, the Labor Minister, urged the Ministry of Labor to investigate the case of Myanmar workers traveling by bus that had a car accident in Tak province on the morning of March 30, 01.30, resulting in the death of 20 Myanmar workers and ordered the agency under the Ministry of Labor in the accident area to provide urgent assistance in the relevant areas. The preliminary investigation found that the bus tour of the car belongs to Lat Yao Service Co., Ltd. Registration number 10-3824 Nakhon Sawan, the driver was Mr. Bantoon Witoo, picked up the 47 Myanmar workers of the import company, Atitaya 2017 Co., Ltd., which traveled from Mae Sot District, Tak Province to work with Tomi (Thailand) Co., Ltd., Klong Luang, Pathumthani During the trip to the scene of a car accident fire. There are 20 deaths in Myanmar, of which one was seriously wounded. The Ministry of Labor has coordinated with the employers to obtain information from documents related to foreign workers to check the details for using as evidence to identify individuals. The Ministry of Labor has emphasized that local agencies integrate with other agencies closely.

          Mrs. Petcharat added that basic help workers are protected by the Motor Vehicle Accident Victim Protection Act. Damage compensation of Baht 35,000 per person for injuries up to a maximum of 30,000 baht per case, if proved to be the liability of the driver. The insurance will pay up to 300,000 Baht. The actual treatment fee is not over 80,000 Baht. The compensation for hospital stay 200 Baht per day is not over 20 days to facilitate the relatives of the deceased about the execution of the dead body to return to religious ceremony. Afterwards, the identity check is completed.