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Company fined for violation of safety legislation
     Yau Kee Rubbertyre Limited was fined $45,000 at Fanling Magistrates' Courts today (November 19) for violation of the Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance and the Occupational Safety and Health Regulation. The prosecutions were launched by the Labour Department.

     The case involved a fatal accident that occurred on February 25, 2019 in a vehicle repair workshop in Yuen Long. While a worker was inflating a container truck tyre, the tyre suddenly burst. The worker was hit by a blast of air and fell to the ground. He sustained a serious head injury and passed away on the same day.
Ends/Tuesday, November 19, 2019
Issued at HKT 17:55
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