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March 2, 2010

Safety Workshop on “How to Improve Hong Kong Construction Safety”

Although the construction industry safety record has been improved in recent years, however, it is noted that Hong Kong, amongst the major developed regions such as UK, EU, Japan, Taiwan and Singapore, etc., has the highest fatality rate per 1,000 workers. Following the recent multi-fatalities and the long overdue of safety management initiatives, there is an urgent need to review the situation. This Workshop aims to gather the views and recommendations from the safety
practitioners who play key roles in accident prevention. The Workshop, first of its kind, organized by local associations, will be held as scheduled below:

Date: March 27, 2010, Saturday
Time: 0900 – 1230 hours
Venue: PQ304, the Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hunghom, Kolwoon.
Media: Cantonese supplemented by English technical terms

Registration: please reserve your seat by Online Registration as follows:
The Workshop is free of charge and the administration charge for the CPD certificate will be HK$100 for HKOSHA members and PolyU Staff/Students, and HK$150 for non-members. Duration of this CPD event will be 3.5 hours. Attendance Certificate will be issued to the participant upon the completion of the Workshop.
On-line registration is available via http://www.hkosha.org.hk/public_enrolment/index100327.php or complete the slip below and fax it back to the Association (Fax No.:2770 0542). Please send the cheque to the Association at GPO Box 7100, Central, Hong Kong. Alternatively, you may pay directly to our bank account (HSBC, no.: 111-078119-001), and fax or mail the transaction record to the Association for confirmation. The cheque should be crossed and made payable to “Hong Kong Occupational Safety and Health Association”. Please enrol early as seats are limited and on a first-come-first-served basis. Successful members will be notified.

Should you have any queries, please contact Ms. Stella Wong at 2332 9210. We look forward to meeting you at the Workshop.