Contractor Fined for Violation of Hong Kong Safety Legislation

The Hong Kong Labour Department announced that on 9 December 2021 a Hong Kong contractor was fined HK$145,000 at Kowloon Magistrates’ Court for violation of the Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance and the Construction Sites (Safety) Regulations arising from a fatal accident in May 2018 at a construction site in Ho Man Tin, Kowloon.

Prosecutions of this nature can have a serious adverse impact on contractors’ ability to tender for future projects, and highlight the importance of compliance with high safety standards and all applicable Hong Kong regulations.

21 December 2021