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Contractor fined for violation of safety legislation
     A contractor was fined $33,000 at Eastern Magistrates' Courts today (February 3) 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 July 4, 2022, at a residential flat under renovation at Tai Hang Road, Hong Kong. A worker, while working on a wooden ladder, fell to the floor. The worker sustained a head injury and passed away two days later.
Ends/Friday, February 3, 2023
Issued at HKT 12:42
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