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EMSD releases lift and escalator contractors' latest performance ratings

     The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) today (January 21) announced the performance ratings of the registered lift and escalator contractors for the past 12 months (January to December 2014). It also released maintenance cost information on government lifts for public reference.

     According to the rating results, 32 registered lift contractors and 20 registered escalator contractors were awarded the Safety Star. Among these contractors, 19 registered lift contractors and 13 registered escalator contractors had not been found non-compliant with the safety and maintenance requirements as reported in the last two consecutive announcements of performance results, and were therefore given the highest rating of five Quality Stars. The EMSD conducted 12 273 inspections of lifts and escalators during the period.

     The rating results, conviction records, summaries of warning letters and equipment failure records are available on the EMSD's website (   

     In addition, the latest maintenance cost information on the lifts in government office buildings and community facilities can be found on the website (

Ends/Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Issued at HKT 17:08


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