Good Praise Limited and Chicardo Investment Limited fine HK$60,000 each for violation of safety legislation


23rd June 2022 – (Hong Kong) ​Good Praise Limited and Chicardo Investment Limited were each fined HK$60,000 at Tuen Mun Magistrates’ Courts today for violation of the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance. The prosecutions were launched by the Labour Department.
The case involved a fatal accident that occurred on 22nd July, 2021, at an industrial undertaking in Hung Shui Kiu. While a worker was operating an elevated working platform (EWP) for loading it into a lorry, the EWP suddenly overturned and caused him to fall from the EWP to the ground. The worker sustained serious injuries and passed away four days later.