Year
Month
Type
2019-10-08
Fell from height & strucked by object
Fatal accident - Tuen Mun site lifts crashed and crushed a male worker

An industrial accident occurred at a site at 8 Tsui Tsui Road, Tuen Mun on 8 October. A male worker named Mr. Chan (64 years old) installed a lift at the upper lift slot. During installation,  a lift was suspected of being fallen. Mr Chan was caught off guard, and the elevator that was crashed down was trapped at the bottom of the trough. Other workers found it and immediately notified the person in charge of the site and called for help. Police, fire and ambulancemen arrived at Tuen Mun Hospital and were sent to Tuen Mun Hospital where they were certified dead. After preliminary investigations, the police believed that the incident was unquestionable and the case was classified as an industrial accident.

 

Source: Please refer to the Chinese version

2019-10-04
Fell from height & strucked by object
Fatal accident - A male worker was suspected crashed by a lifting crane

A fatal industrial accident occurred in Yuen Long on 4th October at 2 pm.  A male worker Mr Li (60 years old) was suspected of being crashed by a lifting crane in Lau Fau Shan.    After preliminary investigations, the Police believed that the incident was unquestionable and was classified as an industrial accident. The officers of the Labour Department were informed to follow up the cause of the accident.

 

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2019-09-26
Injured whilst caring objects & striking against objects
Two workers got injured during the lorry crane lifting of the angle bracket

There was an industrial accident happened in an open warehouse near Tiantian Village, Tianxia Road, Xia Village, Yuen Long on 26 September afternoon.  During a lorry crane lifting of the angle bracket, the crane jib was suspected to be split over and dropped to the ground from about 2 meters height.  A male crane driver Mr Kwok (64 years old) fell to the ground and is hand and head was hurted. 

 

In the meantime, a truck was parked nearby and the truck driver, Mr Lam (46 years old) saw the situation and feared being rammed, immediately jumped to escape and suffered head injured by the angle iron bracket.  The person-in-chage, Mr Fok (46 years old) saw and reported the case.
 
When the ambulanceman arrived, he found that the two injured workers were awake and sent them to the hospital for treatment. After preliminary investigations, the police believed that the incident was unquestionable and classified it as an industrial accident.

 

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2019-09-24
Fell from height & strucked by object
Fatal accident - Air-conditioner fell down from building attic patio and pressed a female passerby female

There was a working accident happened in Mongkok on 23 September 2019 night, an air-conditioning technician working in a building attic patio, climbing ladder to repair the air-conditioner and was suspected of falling down from the attic patio and pressed a female passerby.  The air-conditioning technician was dead when sending to the hopsital, while the female passerby was a pelvic bone and foot injury.   After the police investigation, the accident was classified as an industrial accident.

 

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2019-09-23
Drowning
Yau Ma Tei barge workers missing from the sea

A new cargo loading and unloading area at No. 38 Hoi Fai Road, today (23rd), at 3 pm, a male worker Mr Leung (41 years old) was found to be incapable of working on a barge about 200 meters above sea level. Other workers saw and called alarm. The police launches and fireboats were on the scene for search and rescue, and the frogmen were sent to search for the sea. The Government Flying Service also called for the dispatch of helicopters to circle the search, and no missing persons were found until the night.

 

Source: Please refer to the Chinese version