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  1. Ng to continue as Occupational Safety and Health Council chairman

    Posted Aug 06th 2004, 12:00am by Kelly Chan

    ... KELLY CHAN Updated at 6.17pm: The government on Friday announced that Ng Tat-lun has been re-appointed as chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health Council. Dr Ng will continue ... Energizer. At the council's 20th Anniversary Awards, Dr Ng won the Outstanding VTC Honorary Award. Lee Kai-ming has also been reappointed as vice-chairman of the Occupational Safety and Health ...

  2. Doctor became a HK hero during the occupation

    Posted Nov 24th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... occupation. K C Yeo, as he was known, died recently at Bexhill, Sussex, aged 101. He is survived by his wife, Florence, whom he married in 1933. She is the daughter of the famous comprador Sir Robert Ho-tung. They have a son and two daughters. In early 1942, Yeo opted to remain in Hong Kong to care for public health instead of leaving for the comparative safety of the mainland. He could easily ...

  3. Labour Department worried about rising accident toll of small construction projects

    Posted Dec 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... are very much concerned about these accidents and will take every possible step to improve the occupational safety and health performance in this area,' pledged Mr Cheung. According ... small contractors for breaches of occupational safety and health than large contractors. 'As these projects are very often completed within a short period of time, involve only a few people ...

  4. How Erin Brockovich inspired an activist to her cause

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Bill Savadove

    ... mother suffers health problems that the family blames on the plant and Ms Wu worries about her own health. She hopes to take up a role advising local residents of their rights as a 'public ...

  5. Three public pools fail to meet chlorine standards

    Posted Sep 09th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sophie Taylor Two contain only 10pc of chemical level recommended by department Chlorine levels in three public pools are much lower than the standard set by the Leisure and Cultural Services Department (LCSD), according to laboratory tests commissioned b ...

  6. Cancer Fund seeks creative team players

    Posted Nov 13th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos Team players keen to use their creativity are in with a chance at a major non-governmental organisation. Hong Kong's leading organisation in the field of cancer services is looking for a new systems analyst with VB.net and a marketing an ...

  7. Workforce accidents in HK have fallen since 1996: government

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and healthy working environment through legislation, as well as through offering advice, training and education. 'Protecting the occupational safety and health of our workforce ranks very high ... said on Thursday. Mr Cheung was making a speech at the Occupational Safety Charter Signing Ceremony of the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation. Occupational Safety Charters were first ...

  8. Traces of arsenic are found in tinned fish

    Posted Nov 16th 2004, 12:00am by Vivienne Chow

    ... Consumer Council says the levels in sardines and tuna pose no health threat Arsenic has been found in some types of tinned fish - but the Consumer Council says the levels detected ... Nations' and World Health Organisation's joint Expert Committee on Food Additives. The committee says a 60kg adult can safely consume no more than 0.9 milligrams of inorganic arsenic over ...

  9. Journey beyond cancer through the eyes of a child

    Posted Apr 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Nick Gentle

    ... Nick Gentle Exhibition shows their pain and hopes as they fight the disease They are small, bald, brave and beautiful. And their ability to light up a room with a smile should be a lesson to anyone feeling down on their luck. These children have all battl ...

  10. Coal miners face long, painful death

    Posted Jul 30th 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... as a coal miner, his brother found through the internet that treatment was available from a hospital via the State Administration of Coal Mine Safety. Mr Tian is now waiting for treatment ...




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