Event Details

Half Day Occupational Safety and Health Seminar on "MANAGING SAFETY AND RISKS IN TUNNEL WORKS"

Date: 3 November 2012 (Saturday)
Time: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Venue: 7/F Theatre, The Hong Kong Federation of Youth Groups Building, 21 Pak Fuk Road, North Point, Hong Kong.
Organizer(s): IOSH (HK)
Speaker: Mr. Andy Lo, Vice President – Institution of Occupational Safety and Health; Mr. Weyman Ngai, Director – Weyman’s Blasting Consultancy & Services Limited; Mr. Leung Yuet-fu, Safety Manager – Sum Kee Construction Limited
Language: Cantonese
Contact Person: Ms. Elizabeth Wai
Contact Email: mailbox@ioshhongkong.com
Contact Tel: 9025 6767
CPD: A CPD Certificate of 3 hours will be issued to participants who have completed the entire duration of the seminar.
Content: In this half-day seminar, we have invited three distinguished and experienced speakers including Mr. Andy Lo, Mr. Weyman Ngai and Mr. Leung Yuet-fu. Mr. Andy Lo will introduce the current legislation and COP requirements in tunnel safety, various hazards in a tunnel under construction and different methods of tunnelling construction. He will also share a few accident cases with our members. Mr. Weyman Ngai will then introduce different explosive systems and blasting designs that are commonly used in Hong Kong. Also, he will explain the basic principles of blasting mechanism and tunnel blasting design. Finally, Mr. Leung Yuet-fu will present the safety precautions for trenchless works and various trenchless techniques will also be highlighted.
Remarks: To prevent the spreading of influenza, any participant who has symptom(s) of flu, e.g. fever, cough and runny nose, etc, is not recommended to attend the seminar, or he / she is advised to put on a face mask throughout his / her stay at the seminar. Please provide us with your contact information (either phone number or email) at the time of on-line registration for urgent notification.

Registrations Details:

The online registration starts at 2012-10-25 and end at 2012-11-02. Please register during the above period.