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Employee fined for violation of safety legislation
     A lorry driver was fined $16,000 at Fanling Magistrates' Courts today (July 9) for violation of the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance. The prosecution was launched by the Labour Department.

     The case involved a fatal accident that occurred on December 6, 2018, at a construction site of the Liantang/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point. A worker, while engaging in asphalt laying preparation work inside a tunnel under construction, was knocked over and died when an unmanned lorry rolled backward.
Ends/Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Issued at HKT 18:40
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