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Contractor fined for violation of safety legislation
     Dragages Hong Kong Limited was fined $90,000 at Fanling Magistrates' Courts today (January 26) 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 Port/Heung Yuen Wai Boundary Control Point. A worker, while engaging in asphalt laying preparation work inside a tunnel under construction, was knocked over and killed by an unmanned lorry that rolled backwards.
Ends/Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Issued at HKT 19:28
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