Construction trainees observe a moment of silence to mourn deaths in their occupation. Photo: Edmond So
Construction trainees observe a moment of silence to mourn deaths in their occupation. Photo: Edmond So

Deadly work? Silent tributes for fallen a grim reminder of need for change at Hong Kong’s construction sites, as industry urges safety boost

  • Contractors object to being blamed for mishaps, but union says tight work schedules are an issue
  • ‘Silent tributes’ to dead workers being held at more construction sites to raise safety awareness

Construction trainees observe a moment of silence to mourn deaths in their occupation. Photo: Edmond So
Construction trainees observe a moment of silence to mourn deaths in their occupation. Photo: Edmond So
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