Employer fined for violation of safety rules

     The proprietor of Lat Leung Transportation was fined $20,000 at Shatin Magistrates' Courts today (November 28) for violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance. The prosecution was launched by the Labour Department.

     The case involved a fatal accident that occurred at a roadside in Tai Po on May 7 this year, in which a worker working between the tailgate and the body chassis of a truck was trapped to death.

Ends/Friday, November 28, 2014
Issued at HKT 15:33