A construction worker in Central on August 4. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
A construction worker in Central on August 4. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
Bernard Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Bernard Chan

Mirror concert accident should shine light on dangers facing ordinary workers

  • While most don’t receive widespread attention, industrial workplace injuries and fatalities are all too common in Hong Kong, with eight deaths in the first half of 2022 alone
  • Construction work poses the highest risk, but with relatively light penalties for those who break safety laws, there is little impetus to improve conditions

A construction worker in Central on August 4. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
A construction worker in Central on August 4. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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