On August 8, 2022, the Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, assigned the Secretariat to the Labour Minister, Mr. Suthep Chitvong, and the Social Security Office’s Inspector-General, Mr. Sakdinat Sonthisakyothin, to visit the area to give compensation to the family of Mr. Wiriya Tangsanga, the Manager of Mountain B Sattahip, who died on duty while working, in the event of the fire breakout at the Mountain B Pub. The occasion took place at Wat Pa Yup, Sattahip Subdistrict, Sattahip District, Chonburi Province.
Mr. Suthep said that for Mr. Wiriya Tangsanga, the Manager of Mountain B Pub in Chonburi, the Labour Minister noted that Mr. Wiriya likely died from work duties. The employer had not registered the employee for social security or the compensation fund. Therefore, the Social Security Office has been instructed to look into the matter to assess whether the employee will be entitled to benefits from the compensation fund or not. From the Chonburi Social Security Office’s assessment, compensation can be paid to the beneficiaries. Today, the Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin, assigned him, along with the Social Security Office’s staff, to compensate the family of Mr. Wiriya Tangsanga, an employee who died due to the incident. The beneficiaries will receive compensation under the Compensation Act B.E. 2537 and an old age pension from the Social Security Fund, including funeral expenses of 50,000 Baht, compensation in the event of death of 1,008,000 Baht, and an old age pension under Section 33 of 24,410.50 Baht (excluding earnings), and an old age pension under Section 40 option 3, of 300.96 Baht, totaling 1,082,711.46 Baht. Mrs. Benjamaporn Klaisang, mother of Mr. Wiriya Tangsanga, was the recipient. The Labour Minister has also instructed the Social Security Office to find a way to help to heal employees in such cases.
Mr. Suthep continued that the Labour Minister, Mr. Suchart Chomklin shared his condolences to the family of the employee involved in the accident. The Social Security Office is ready to offer benefits from the compensation fund to the families of the deceased. In such unprecedented events, the Ministry of Labour and the Social Security Office asks employees and insured persons for their trust that they will remain by their side.
Division of Public Relation
8 August 2022