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FSD holds briefing on optimising measures on processing of acceptance inspection of fire service installations
     The Fire Services Department (FSD) held a briefing at the Kowloon Tong Fire Station today (June 25) on the results of the newly introduced measures to optimise the processing of acceptance inspection of fire service installations (FSIs) and equipment. Participants included stakeholders in architecture, construction and engineering industries, and representatives of private corporations and various government departments.

     The briefing aimed to share the FSD's experience with the industry in effectively conducting acceptance inspection of FSIs. The department also urged the industry to collaborate in order to expedite such processes. The FSD also put forth some best practices for acceptance inspections and document submissions during the briefing for reference by the participants.

     "For the sake of optimising the process of accepting inspection of FSIs, the FSD has implemented a series of new measures and that positive feedback has been received. The department will maintain regular communication and connection with the industry in order to refine both approval and acceptance procedures," the Assistant Director of Fire Services (Licensing and Certification), Mr Leung Kwun-hong said, when concluding the briefing.

     The briefing was attended by about 160 representatives from the construction industry; professional institutes of architects, engineers and surveyors; registered FSI contractors; private corporations; and related government departments.
Ends/Monday, June 25, 2018
Issued at HKT 21:06
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