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Contractors fined for violation of safety legislation
     Kinsway Construction Company Limited and Hop Yick Machinery Engineering Company Limited were fined $62,000 and $43,000 respectively at Eastern Magistrates' Courts today (September 30) for violation of the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance and the Construction Sites (Safety) Regulations. The prosecutions were launched by the Labour Department. 

     The case involved a fatal accident that occurred on December 6, 2021, at a demolition site in North Point, Hong Kong. A worker, while dismantling a metal structure at the site, was struck and killed by concrete debris that fell from an adjoining demolition site.
Ends/Friday, September 30, 2022
Issued at HKT 15:27
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