Hong Kong Updates Workplace Fatality Report Form

The Hong Kong Labour Department has revised Section 15 of its Employees' Compensation Ordinance -- the section that addresses employers' duties to report the death of any employee or an accident resulting in an employee's death or incapacity. The revised section concerns details to be reported if the employer is a subcontractor or a subsidiary of a holding company and is covered by an insurance policy taken out by the group of companies to which it belongs.

Employers in Hong Kong must file this report with the Commissioner of Labour in duplicate within seven days of a fatal accident and within 14 days of an injury accident that is covered by this section. The form, available in English at www.labour.gov.hk/eng/form/ecd/pdf/f2.pdf, requires the employer to detail how the incident occurred, the name and address of the insurance company providing coverage at the time of the accident, the employee's average working days per month and compensation, compensation paid to an injured worker if he and the employer agreed to a direct settlement, and specific injuries suffered.

Part II is a further breakdown of the incident and the equipment involved; it must be completed if the accident occurred at a construction site. A supplementary form asks for additional information if the incident involved a fall from height.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Analyze Incident Data

    Collect relevant incident data, analyze trends, and generate accurate regulatory reports, including OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 logs, through IndustrySafe’s extensive incident reporting and investigation module.

  • Safety Training 101

    When it comes to safety training, no matter the industry, there are always questions regarding requirements and certifications. We’ve put together a guide on key safety training topics, requirements for certifications, and answers to common training questions.

  • Conduct EHS Inspections and Audits

    Record and manage your organization’s inspection data with IndustrySafe’s Inspections module. IndustrySafe’s pre-built forms and checklists may be used as is, or can be customized to better suit the needs of your organization.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus

OH&S Digital Edition

  • OHS Magazine Digital Edition - April 2019

    April 2019

    Featuring:

    • ELECTRICAL SAFETY
      Taking the Guesswork Out of De-Energizing Industrial Equipment 
    • VISION PROTECTION
      Four Simple and Effective Ways to Avoid Digital Eye Strain
    • FOOT PROTECTION
      PPE the Automotive Industry Needs to Invest In
    • FIRE SAFETY
      Eliminate 10 Fire Hazards That May Be in Plain Sight
    View This Issue