Year
Month
Type
2020-05-10
Fell from height & strucked by object
Fatal accident - A scaffolding male worker fell from height to ground

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2020-04-28
Fell from height & strucked by object

A fatal industrial accident was occurred in the Happy Valley on 27 April and killed a 44-year old male worker. The scene was a construction site at Wang Tak Street.  A worker surnamed Ngai was operating a machine for foundation work at around 6m underground; a heavy I-beam of about two tons weight suddenly fell and hit Ngai’s head and body.  Other workers saw and called alarm for help.  The fire service arrived at the scene and was rushed to hospital by ambulance, where he was seriously injured and certified death at 6.40 pm. Ngai was married and have four children.  Police cordoned off the site to make investigation about the incident and the case was listed as an industrial accident. After receiving the report, the Labour Department immediately sent staff to the scene and launched an investigation into the cause of the accident.

 

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2020-04-20
Other News

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2020-04-20
Fell from height & strucked by object
A decoration worker fell from height to the platform during installation of angle bracket

On 20th April morning at Hung Hom Whampoa Garden Phase II, a decoration worker surnamed Chiu (25 years old), was suspected of accidentally falling during the installation of angle bracket for the pipe replacement works on the 11/F of the building. Chiu fell to the 1/F platform and destroyed the angle bracket, his colleagues found and called police for help. Ambulancemen and firemen rushed to the scene and Mr Chiu was still conscious and sent to hospital for treatment. The case was listed as an industrial accident and the cause is to be investigated, it is believed that the incident is not suspicious.

 

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2020-04-20
Exposure to fire & explosion
Two workers injured from electric shock and burnt face and hands

The construction site of The Billion Plaza in Cheung Sha Wan have occurred industrial incident on 20 April morning.  Two workers working in the pump room for electricity meters check-up.  It was suspected an electric shock happened and burnt workers’ hands and face. Other workers saw and reported for assistance.  Ambulancemen arrived and sent the injured workers to Caritas Hospital for treatment.  The case was listed as an industrial accident and to be investigated.

 

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