A 39-year-old lady needed to bear six months of heartache and anguish earlier than the well being authorities lastly advised her the reason for her husband’s dying at an oil rig in Bintulu.
Lee Lin Hui, from Puchong, mentioned the official letter said that her husband, Lim Ching, who was working with an offshore firm as an engineer, died on account of “confined area” in August final 12 months.
“The reason for dying was initially listed as ‘unknown’. However he died at his work place whereas engaged on an oil rig in Bintulu. I ponder how they might not have identified,” she advised a press convention right now.
Eager to unravel the matter, Lee began making limitless enquiries to the well being authorities, who stopped answering her calls after a while.
“This was when my nightmare began. I referred to as the Bintulu Forensic Division each different week, with the employees asking me to attend a bit longer every time I referred to as.”
The mom of two didn’t quit and saved on calling the division till it not picked up her calls.
“I couldn’t transfer ahead. My husband died and I didn’t know the way he died,” she mentioned, including that she additionally couldn’t proceed with private insurance coverage claims.
Determined for solutions, Lee walked into Subang MP Wong Chen’s service centre for assist.
Wong, who was additionally on the press convention, mentioned that after wanting on the case, he requested his employees to right away name the Bintulu Hospital.
“Inside two weeks, the Bintulu Forensic Division formally advised us the reason for dying was on account of a confined place,” he mentioned.
He mentioned the division mustn’t have taken months to concern the report because it had prompted pointless anguish.
He mentioned though there was just one Forensic Division head for Sarawak, the well being authorities wanted to seek out methods to concern the dying stories sooner.
“I hope this doesn’t occur sooner or later the place peculiar folks want to attend for months to get a reply on such necessary issues,” he mentioned.