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During construction, careful planning is necessary to ensure that the contractor and its subcontractors observe their statutory safety-related duties. The Employer also has a role to play in supervising the contractor in discharging such duties. In the event of an accident, many procedures and insurance issues must be dealt with.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this seminar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the various legal issues encountered in construction claims in Hong Kong
  • Be more aware of the potential resolutions to problems arise in contract claims

Target Participants

HKIE Member or engineer

Course Contents

  • Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance (Cap. 59)
  • Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance (Cap. 509)
  • Construction Site (Safety) Regulations (Cap. 59I)
  • Contents of Safety Audit
  • Safe System of Work
  • Buildings Ordinance (Cap. 123) 
  • Prosecution Procedure
  • Common law defence
  • Statutory defence
  • Burden of proof (Cap. 123)
  • Expert evidence
  • Case laws
  • Personal Injury Claims
  • Statutory defence
  • C.A.R. Claims

Date & Time

7 November 2020 (Sat), 9:30am - 5:00pm




Certificate of Attendance

Medium of Instruction

Cantonese (course materials in English)


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