Event Details

Occupational Safety and Health Seminar on Crane Safety

Date: 25 August 2011 (Thursday)
Time: 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Venue: C0311 at Open University of Hong Kong (30 Good Shepherd Street, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon)
Organizer(s): IOSH (HK)
Co-Organizer(s): Hong Kong Crane Society
Supporter(s): Li Ka Shing Institute of Professional and Continuing Education, The Open University of Hong Kong
Speaker: Ir Simon Mak (CEng, RPE, FIMechE, MHKIE, MPIARC) Ir Mak is a Founder Member of Hong Kong Crane Society and has over 25 years of working experience in construction industry in Hong Kong. He is a Registered Professional Engineer in Mechanical Discipline and has professional experience in handling fatal crane accidents in different occasions.
Contact Person: Miss Kelly Chu
Contact Email: mailbox@ioshhongkong.com
Contact Tel: 3590 9105
CPD: A CPD certificate of 1.5 hours will be issued to participant who has 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 08:30 pm 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.
Content: The seminar will focus on the safety use and operation of crane, particularly for tower crane. Ir Mak will introduce the respective Lifting Appliances and Lifting Gear Regulations in Hong Kong and the practical implementation of the regulations to maintain crane safety. Followed by a case study, Ir Mak will then discuss the roles and responsibilities of concerned parties including crane owner, operator, safety officer as well as engineers and he will further clarify the importance of abiding by the regulations in securing safety and reliability of the crane.
Remarks: To prevent the spreading of influenza infection, we request participants who have influenza-like symptoms, e.g. fever, cough and runny nose, should not attend the seminar. Alternatively, he/she should put on a face mask throughout his/her stay at the seminar. Please provide us your contact information (i.e. phone number or email) at the time of on-line registration. We will notify you as soon as possible should any case of Human H1N1 Influenza at the seminar be confirmed.

Registrations Details:

The online registration starts at 2011-08-18 and end at 2011-08-23. Please register during the above period.