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Proprietor fined for violation of safety legislation
     Sheung Moon Construction Limited was fined $30,000 at Kwun Tong Magistrates' Courts today (May 12) for violation of the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance and the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Safety Management) Regulation. The prosecutions were launched by the Labour Department.
     The case involved a fatal accident that occurred on January 11, 2020, at a fill bank in Tseung Kwan O. While a worker was clearing rock pieces jammed at the conveyor belt of rock crushing plant in the fill bank, the conveyor belt suddenly restarted and trapped the worker's body at the in-running nip point of the conveyor belt and a rotating roller. He sustained severe injuries and passed away on the same day.
Ends/Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Issued at HKT 16:35
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