Year
Month
Type
2020-03-12
Fell from height & strucked by object
A male worker fell from scaffold and got head injury

A male worker surnamed Wan (57) was working on the external wall at the site when he was suspected of losing his balance and falling to the ground from the 2nd floor scaffolding.  His workmates found him and called the police and sent to hospital for receiving initial treatment. After initial investigation, the Police believe that the incident is not suspicious and the case is listed as an industrial accident.

 

Source: Please refer to the Chinese version

2020-03-07
Fell from height & strucked by object
Fatal accident - A male worker killed by a lifting jib pully

On 7 March this morning (10:51am), a 61-year-old male worker surnamed Wong was working  the boat's boom pulley suddenly fell and hit his head. Unfortunately, Wong was unconscious with serious head injuries and was certified dead at the scene. The body was later sent to Kowloon City Pier, where police attended the scene and were initially identified as not suspicious and listed as an industrial accident.

 

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2020-02-22
Fell from height & strucked by object
An outdoor scaffolding worker fallen from height and got injury

A 36-year-old worker was working in an outdoor scaffolding on the 5th floor of Sheung Shui Town Centre in the morning when he fell off the platform with his injuries and was taken to hospital with injuries. Police received a report from Security at 10.09 am, stating that he heard a loud noise and found the worker lying on  the platform. Police officers attendeded the scene and the victim was taken to the Prince of Wales Hospital in Shatin for treatment, where a preliminary investigation concluded that he had accidentally fallen from the scaffolding during the work period.

 

Source: Please refer to the Chinese version

 

 

2020-02-21
Others Occupational Injuries
Fatal accident - A female worker knocked by a water trucker at Airport Authority construction site

Today ( 21 ) at about 9am, a 61-year-old female woman surnamed Wong was knocked down by a water tanker and seriously injured in the head at a construction site at 1-9 East Space Road, Chek Lap Kok, and a 61-year-old male driver surnamed Ho was arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous driving . According to the scene of the news, the woman was a car wash cleaner, the incident location is a site maintenance area, she was water truck ran over the head, serious injuries. 

 

The incident has been referred to the police for investigation and the Department is also liaising with the company where the deceased belongs. The Labour Department said it was investigating a fatal work accident in Chek Lap Kok this morning in which a worker died. The Labour Department has sent staff to the scene immediately after receiving the report and is now conducting an investigation into the cause of the accident.

 

Source: Please refer to the Chinese version

2020-02-21
Fell from height & strucked by object
A maintenance worker fell from height to a lift shaft

There was an industrial accident in Hung Hom. On 21 February afternoon a maintenance worker was repairing a lift at a building in Laguna Verde and was suspected falling down a lift shaft from height.  The worker minor injuries on foot and was later rescued by firefighters and taken to hospital by ambulance. The police have dealt with industrial accidents and the Labour Department is investigating the incident.

 

Source: Please refer to the Chinese version