Webinar: Lifting Safety in High Rise Building Construction

24 November 2021
CPD Code:CPD20211124S
Organized:HKIE Safety Specialist Committee
Hong Kong Institute of Construction Managers (HKICM)
Date:24 November 2021 (Wednesday)
Time:6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Venue:Online Virtual Platform - Zoom
Speaker(s):

Dr. Daron LEUNG

Language:Cantonese supplemented by English
CPD Hour(s):1.5
Priority:HKICM members; First-come-first-served
Enrollment Fee:Free-of-charge*
*If attendee wish to obtain CPD record,
each e-certificate charged $150 for member / $180 for non-member.
Deadline:22 November 2021 (Monday)

Program Highlights:

Lifting is a very common activity during construction. However accidents arising from lifting also contribute a very high percentage of fatal and serious accidents. In particular when lifting object in high level which deserves our detail planning and consideration in order to avoid accident not only within the site boundary but also when potentially affecting the public.

In this seminar, Dr. Leung will share with us some major factors and considerations in planning for a safe lifting in high rise building during construction. These factors may also apply when the building or facilities are under maintenance throughout their life span afterwards.

Important Notes:

  1. This is an online pre-registration only and the seat reserved will only be confirmed by an e-mail sent to the successful registrant in due course upon receipt of the registration fee.
  2. The talk will be conducted online via Zoom. Successful registrants will be notified separately via email with the meeting ID in due course to the online event . 
  3. Information collected, including name, phone number, email address and postal address, will only be used for the purpose of processing booking or general enquires related to HKICM, and will be treated in confidence and not be disclosed to any other party. 
  4. HKICM reserves the right of final decision and interpretation in the case of any dispute.

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Dr Daron Leung

Dr. Daron LEUNG, Vice President of The Hong Kong Federation of Occupational Safety & Health Association, Immediate Past President of The Hong Kong Occupational Safety & Health  Association, Principal Consultant of Occupational Safety & Health & Environmental Consulting Associate Ltd.

Mr Joseph Chung

Joseph Chung is a Solicitor Advocate. He is also a registered foreign lawyer of the
Singapore International Commercial Court. He was previously a Barrister until he became a Solicitor in 2001. He is also a fellow member of the Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors.

Joseph has extensive experience in all aspects of construction in both private and public sector work, advising developers, contractors, consultants and banks.

Over the years in his practice as a lawyer, he has been involved in many high profile construction projects, including the Hong Kong airport core project, the Express Rail Link and the Hong Kong-Macau-Zhuhui Bridge. He was involved in the Commission of Inquiry into Excess Lead found in Drinking Water in 2015/2016. He is recommended in the area of construction in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 (2014 – 2021 editions) and acknowledged as one of the leading lawyers in the area of construction in Chambers Asia Pacific (2014 – 2021 editions) and the exclusive winner of the “Construction” category in Hong Kong by the Client Choice Awards 2018 & 2021. He is also recognised as a Leading Construction & Infrastructure Litigation Lawyer (2020 – 2021) and a Leading Front End Construction, Infrastructure & Projects Lawyer (2020) by Doyle’s Guide Hong Kong.

Joseph is the co-author of the Hong Kong version of one of the leading UK construction text “Emden’s Construction Law in Hong Kong”.