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Work Safety Alert

             The purpose of this Work Safety Alert is to alert employers/ contractors and employees to the occurrences of serious or fatal work injuries and remind them of the relevant safety and health measures needed to be taken to prevent recurrence of the tragedy. You can browse the relevant Work Safety Alert by clicking on the individual item in the table below.  
     

Date

Accident at Work

August 2017

Fall from a Planter

July 2017

Electrocuted During Installation of Air-conditioning System

July 2017

Drowning in Hand-dug Tunnel

June 2017

Trapped by the Jib of a Truck-mounted Crane

June 2017

Fall from a Mobile Ladder Platform

June 2017

Crushed underneath the Crawler of an Excavator under Repair

June 2017

Collapse of a Tower Crane

May 2017

Overturning of a Wheel-mounted Crane

May 2017

Run over by a Maintenance Train

April 2017

Crushed by an Overturned Hollow Metal Cylinder

March 2017

Collapse of a Temporary Working Platform Over the Sea

March 2017

Fall from Working Platform Erected at External Wall

March 2017

Fall from a Metal Platform under Construction

March 2017

Fall from Upper Floor of a Superstructure

February 2017

Buried in Coal Ash inside a Silo

February 2017

Worker Trapped between Two Dollies

February 2017

Knocked down by a Fork-lift Truck

February 2017

Fall from Height while Dismantling an Amusement Ride

February 2017

Fall from Roof

January 2017

Trapped underneath the Dump Body of a Grab Loader

January 2017

Trapped between a Refuse Container Tractor and a Refuse Tipper

January 2017

Fall from Height while Climbing Down a Metal Scaffold

 

 

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DISCLAIMER

This Work Safety Alert ("the Alert") is issued at the earliest possible opportunity after a serious accident with a view to drawing the attention of interested parties to the general safety precautionary measures necessary to protect people engaging in similar work activities. The material contained in the Alert constitutes general guidance only. It does not reduce, limit, or replace, any legal obligations upon any person to comply with any statutory duties under relevant legislation. Users such as Managers and Supervisors should make their own evaluation of the information contained in the Alert to determine if it can be applied to their own situations and practices. The Labour Department does NOT accept any responsibilities for any loss or damage resulting from the use of or failure to use of the information on the Alert.