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Name: Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Confined Spaces) Regulation (L.N. 8 of 1999).
Country: China - Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1999-09-15
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette of the Government of the SAR Hong Kong, Legal Supplement No. 2, 1999-01, No. 3, pp. B83-97
ISN: CHN-1998-R-52034
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=52034&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette of the Government of the SAR Hong Kong, Legal Supplement No. 2, 1999-01, No. 3, pp. B83-97
Regulation on-line (as amended) Regulation on-line (as amended) Labour Department, Government of Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, China, 5 p. (consulted on 2009-09-24)
Abstract/Citation: Governs safety conditions in confined spaces, including chambers, vats, tanks, silos, and tunnels. Requires employers to conduct risk assessments for work to be carried out in confined spaces, to ensure safety precautions before and during such work, to provide protective equipment, and to prepare emergency procedures. Repeals the Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Confined Spaces) Regulations 1973.
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