Employee fined for violation of safety legislation

     A foreman was fined $15,000 at Kowloon City Magistrates' Courts today (August 9) for a 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 9, 2017 at a public housing construction site in Shek Kip Mei. A metal bracket being lifted by a tower crane suddenly displaced and hit a worker assisting in the lifting operation. The worker sustained a serious head injury and passed away the same day.

Ends/Friday, August 9, 2019
Issued at HKT 17:18