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Employee fined for violation of safety legislation
     An employee was fined $20,000 at Kwun Tong Magistrates' Courts today (December 16) 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 January 24, 2022, at a foundation site in the West Kowloon Cultural District. A worker while assisting in repair of a crawler-mounted crane was trapped between the boom of the crane and a bored pile casing in the vicinity. The worker sustained serious injuries and passed away on the same day.
Ends/Friday, December 16, 2022
Issued at HKT 15:10
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