|Document ID (ISN)||111054|
|Convention or series no.
||Code of practice in times of typhoons and rainstorms
||Occupational Health Service, Labour Department. 15/F, Harbour Building, 38 Pier Road, Central. Hong Kong, 2011. 40p.
||Code_of_practice_in_times.pdf [in English]
||Hong Kong is frequently hit by tropical cyclones or typhoons during the summer months. Taking into account the interests of employers, employees and the wider community, this booklet aims to provide guidance in time of typhoons. Contents: introduction; work arrangements; rules regarding report for duty, release from work and resumption of work; payment of wages and allowances; provisions under the employment ordinance, the safety and health ordinance and the employees' compensation ordinance. Appendices include: work arrangements in times of typhoons and rainstorms; work arrangements of outdoor work in exposed areas in times of inclement weather; weather warnings.
||Hong Kong; tropical climate; natural phenomena; work during bad weather; major hazards; legal aspects
||outdoor work; conditions of work; responsibilities of employers; responsibilities of employees; workmen's compensation; economic aspects
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||Hong Kong|
||Heating, ventilation and climate
|Broad subject area(s)
General safety, health and conditions of work