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Fatal incident at construction site at Chi Shin Street, Tseung Kwan O
     The Director of Architectural Services, Ms Winnie Ho, was deeply saddened by the fatal incident happened today (May 26) at a construction site at Chi Shin Street, Tseung Kwan O. The Architectural Services Department (ArchSD) has requested the contractor to provide assistance to the deceased's family.

     At about 2.45pm, a metal platform being demolished on the ground overturned on a 48-year-old worker, who was then sent to Tseung Kwan O Hospital and was later certified dead.

     Ms Ho visited the construction site to learn more about the incident. She and the Project Director of Architectural Services later met the deceased's family at the hospital to express their deep condolences.

     The ArchSD and other relevant departments have launched an investigation into the cause of the incident, while relevant works at the site have been suspended.
Ends/Thursday, May 26, 2022
Issued at HKT 22:45
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