Contractor fined HK$33,000 for violation of safety legislation


Hong Kong Government Press Release

3rd February 2023 – (Hong Kong) A contractor was fined HK$33,000 at Eastern Magistrates’ Courts today 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 4th July, 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.