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Contractors fined for violation of safety rules

     Sze Cheong (HK) Engineering Limited and Dicker Engineering Limited were each fined $34,000 at Kwun Tong Magistrates' Courts today (December 14) for violation of the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance, the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Electricity) Regulations and the Construction Sites (Safety) Regulations. The prosecutions were launched by the Labour Department.

     The case involved a fatal accident that occurred in Tsim Sha Tsui on August 10 last year, in which a worker was electrocuted while conducting electric arc welding work for the installation of a signage.

Ends/Friday, December 14, 2012
Issued at HKT 19:36


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