Event Details

Occupational Safety and Health Seminar on The Interpretation of Reasonably Practicable in Safety Ordinances and Regulations

Date: 26 November 2010 (Friday)
Time: 7:00pm to 8:30pm (Registration starts at 6:30pm)
Venue: T21 & T22, Island Learning Centre, 4/F, Shun Tak Centre, 168 Connaught Road Central, Open University of Hong Kong. (Refer to Location Map)
Organizer(s): IOSH (HK)
Supporter(s): The Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education (LiPACE), The Open University of Hong Kong
Speaker: Ms. Rosita Lau is a solicitor for practice in England & Wales, Hong Kong, Australia ACT and Singapore. She specializes in areas of insurance, insurance regulatory law, personal injuries law and their related civil and criminal proceedings. Her major interests are in court cases of personal injuries relating to heavy machinery, container terminal and shipping, and dispute resolutions of maritime law, logistics law, international trade law and commercial law. She handles international litigations, domestic and international arbitrations and mediations routinely. She is appointed by the Hong Kong Government as Chairman of Appeal Tribunal Panel under the Building Ordinance. She has been inviting by the Hong Kong Government as an active delegate for visiting overseas for various missions on shipping. She is a partner of a leading international shipping and insurance law firm whose headquarters is in London with 9 branches globally, including Hong Kong.
Language: Chinese with specified terms in English
Contact Person: Amy Tsoi
Contact Email: mailbox@ioshhongkong.com
Contact Tel: 2690 3899
CPD: 1.5 hrs
Content: "Reasonably practicable" is a term frequently encountered in occupational safety ordinances and regulations, in particular for setting out the extent of the responsibility of employers / proprietors for ensuring safety at work. In this seminar, the speaker will explain the meaning of this key term, its impact and its general interpretation from the courts by a number of cases. The speaker will also review the application of this term on daily routines in workplaces.
Remarks: Certificate will be issued to participants who have completed the entire duration of the seminar. Each participating member shall collect his/her attendance certificate (with pre-printed name but without the Institution’s stamp) during registration. Upon completion of the seminar, at 07:50pm or later, participants shall proceed to the reception counter for receiving a stamp on the certificate. Only certificates with the Institution’s stamp are considered as valid CPD certificates.

Registrations Details:

The online registration starts at 2010-11-10 and end at 2010-11-23. Please register during the above period.