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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. Healthy workplace top priority for occupational safety officers

    Posted Jan 14th 2011, 12:00am by Wong Yat-Hei

    ... Consultants. 'It's required by law that industries employ registered safety officers to overlook workplace safety,' he says. To be a registered occupational safety officer, one needs ... universities, the part-time course can be finished in nine months, and is offered at about HK$18,000. Graduates from the diploma course start as safety inspectors or assistant occupation safety ...

  3. Occupational Hazards

    Posted May 20th 2007, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... Tim Cribb Occupational Hazards by Roy Stewart Picador, HK$148 David Lean's Lawrence of Arabia is a marvellous film, the sort of movie one has in mind when lines such as 'they ... says Stewart captures 'the rhythms and customs of Arab life, a quality that often recalls an earlier generation of British travel writer'. Occupational Hazards- better titled ...

  4. News - Asia - BANGLADESH

    Better Work safety programme bars Bangladesh over its weak labour laws

    Posted May 19th 2013, 12:00am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... The Washington Post in Washington The Better Work programme wants the country to improve industrial safety before it can join Monitoring unit bars Dhaka over weak labour laws ... hoping to convince the United States that they are serious about improving industrial conditions in the country. The Obama administration is working with Bangladesh to improve its safety ...

  5. Firm's focus on safety is a winner

    Posted Jun 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Wilson Lau

    ... Wilson Lau Hang Yick Properties Management has taken a holistic approach to the development of its training programme. It aims to enhance awareness of occupational safety and health issues ... Kwok-lam, executive director of Henderson Land Development, which owns Hang Yick. These courses were in addition to a series of programmes on occupational safety and health. 'The 'Wild ...

  6. Synergis sees health and safety synergy

    Posted Sep 17th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in July when Synergis received the Gold Award for Best Property Management Company from the Occupational Safety and Health Council for Tai Wo Estate in Tai Po. The 'Construction Safety Forum and Award Presentation' scheme aims to recognise organisations and employees with remarkable occupational safety and health results, and raise safety and health awareness among industry ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WORK SAFETY

    Decade-old work safety laws 'need urgent review' amid reports of lax standards

    Posted Aug 08th 2014, 01:40pm by MICHELLE TOH

    ... to the association for support and help finding jobs. The group is calling on the government to conduct an urgent review of the Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance, last updated more than 10 years ago. ... safety laws 'need urgent review' The government must carry out an extensive review of work safety laws that have not been updated for over a decade, a support group for victims ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    China must foster culture of workplace safety

    Posted Aug 05th 2014, 04:29am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Foster culture of workplace safety Occupational health and safety was an early casualty of the mainland's modern development. That it remains so is regrettable. ... at Kunshan in Jiangsu at the weekend. A preliminary report speaks volumes about deep-rooted workplace safety issues. It blames the company chairman and local regulators on several counts after ...

  9. Firms have two weeks to ensure computer safety

    Posted Jul 04th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Employers who fail to comply with the Occupational Safety and Health (Display Screen Equipment) Regulation, passed in April last year, face fines of up to $50,000. Employees who fail to co-operate ... with the necessary safety and health training in the use of workstations.' He added: 'The expenses involved in making improvements to workstations would be small because most risk-reduction ...

  10. 'Falling ill opened up a new world'

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Developing cancer proved to be a turning point in life for Chong Yung Li. The Shanghai native hardly had any friends when she married a Hong Kong man 20 years ago and mostly kept to herself, in what she thought was her role as a good hous ...




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