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Proprietor fined for violation of safety legislation
     Yee Hop Engineering Company Limited was fined $50,575 at Tuen Mun Magistrates' Courts today (June 21) for violation of the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance and the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Lifting Appliances and Lifting Gear) Regulations. The prosecutions were launched by the Labour Department.

     The case involved a fatal accident that occurred on April 5, 2017, at a workshop in Yuen Long. While a worker was preparing to cut a large metal pipe, the metal pipe overturned and crushed the worker to death.
Ends/Thursday, June 21, 2018
Issued at HKT 16:30
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