Workers no longer required to wear gloves

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 26 February, 1998, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 26 February, 1998, 12:00am
 

Workers slaughtering chickens will no longer be required to wear gloves, after complaints of inconvenience, the Health and Welfare Bureau says.


The U-turn followed careful consideration, bureau chief Katherine Fok Lo Shiu-ching told members of the Provisional Legislative Council.


But the requirement to wear protective clothing would be enforced later, she said.


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