Lifeguards installing oil-absorbent strips at Cheung Sha Beach on Lantau Island. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Lifeguard services suspended at Hong Kong beaches and public swimming pools because of manpower shortages

  • The disruption to services comes earlier than previous years, and has affected four government-owned beaches
  • A difficulty attracting qualified lifeguards on seasonal contracts is one explanation for the shortage
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Lifeguards installing oil-absorbent strips at Cheung Sha Beach on Lantau Island. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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