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  1. In legal first, firm fined $2,000 for exposing staff to risk of RSI

    Posted Mar 05th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the health-services sector, said the fine would send a positive message to both bosses and employees to pay attention to a widespread but neglected problem in the workplace. 'I think this latest fine ...

  2. At your service

    Posted Oct 08th 2005, 12:00am by William Wadsworth

    ... number. Other services The HKAA is more than a breakdown-recovery service, says chief executive Andrew Windebank. 'Members have extra benefits such as free legal advice- say, about accidents ... William Wadsworth Have the following information available when you call the HKAA's Emergency Rescue Service (tel: 2304 4911): Your HKAA membership card and number; The make, model ...

  3. Fire Service to improve warning procedure

    Posted Aug 28th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai and Sylvia Chan Focus on premises with faulty systems The Fire Services Department has taken steps to improve its internal notification of defects in fire safety systems, ... maintained, although building owners were legally required to conduct annual checks. The owners' incorporation had sent a report compiled by a contractor to the fire department in July, stating ...

  4. Metro incidents

    Posted Sep 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... failure caused by a short circuit on Line 1. Train services on the line were suspended. December 21, 2009 A power failure at 8.20am forced a suspension of Line 2 operations, stranding many ... 2009 Train services on lines 1, 4 and 9 were temporarily suspended during the morning rush hour. A train remained at the platform for more than 10 minutes, but no explanation was given ...

  5. Emergency services back down on secrecy

    Posted Mar 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... Simpson Cheung and Danny Mok The Fire Services Department has bowed to pressure to revise its media relations rules and give more information to journalists. The department had previously stuck to its policy of not providing details of any ambulance-service incidents in which fewer than eight people were injured, but it backed down after it came under fire for not reporting ...

  6. Fire services radio system 'not ready'

    Posted Feb 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... digital radio system was put through its paces, a union official revealed. The Fire Services Department started using the digital system in June last year to replace its analogue equipment, which was decommissioned yesterday, a spokesman said. But a firefighters' union official said the system was not ready. Au Wah-kin, secretary for the Hong Kong Fire Services Department Staffs General ...

  7. Operating speeds and services cut on lines

    Posted Aug 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... between Tianjin and Beijing, noticed the changes to the service but did not think they would make much difference. 'If the adjustment is to reduce safety hazards, three minutes slower won't make it safer,' he said. According to new schedules posted on the ministry's service website, a trip on the Beijing-Tianjin line takes three minutes longer now and ticket prices ...

  8. Continental to offer daily HK-Tokyo service

    Posted May 13th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Keith Wallis Continental Airlines will launch daily non-stop flights between Hong Kong and Tokyo from October 31. The flights are the first in Hong Kong since the US carrier merged with United Airlines last year to form United Continental Holdings. The service, which still needs government approval, will be operated on 155-seat Boeing 737-800 aircraft. ...

  9. 23 injured as truck-train collision halts Light Rail services

    Posted May 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Patsy Moy The MTR was scrambling to fix an overhead cable in Tuen Mun last night in order to get train services working again, following a collision between a Light Rail train ... night. All were in a stable condition. The others injured were discharged. Police said train services between Tin Heng and Tin Yuet stations were suspended from about 10am yesterday after ...

  10. Poor rating for public housing service

    Posted Apr 29th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Maggie Tam Public housing officials offer the city's least satisfactory government service, according to a Hong Kong Research Association's random telephone survey of 1,662 people this month. Rubbish recycling and public health care services are rated the next two least satisfactory items while the highest ratings cover electricity, water supplies and emergency ...




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