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Adjustment of Auto-LPG Ceiling Prices Adjustment of Auto-LPG Ceiling Prices in September 2014

The auto-LPG ceiling prices for dedicated LPG filling stations in September 2014 are in the range from $4.33 to $4.81 per litre, representing a decrease of $0.17 to $0.18 per litre from the ceiling prices in August 2014.Please click here to see the details of pricing adjustment mechanism for dedicated LPG filling stations.

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EMSD Web-based Registration Services on MyGovHK

Do you want to enjoy one-stop access to multiple government online services, including EMSD services? By linking up your existing EMSD account with your MyGovHK account, you can directly access the services by just logging into MyGovHK.

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Latest Performance results of registered lift and escalator contractors

The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) announced the performance results of registered lift and escalator contractors for the past 12 months (i.e. from July 2013 to June 2014).

The EMSD has been using a Star Rating System to present the safety and services quality performance of contractors since January 2014. The ratings are based on the inspection results of the past 12 months. It aims at providing a useful reference for responsible persons of lifts and escalators in selecting the appropriate registered contractor to maintain their installations.

To facilitate the public to understand the performance of registered contractors, the user can select the name of any registered contractor on the webpage for immediate access to its information regarding the last CPR results, reported equipment fault incidents, warning letters issued to the contractor, records of prosecution and disciplinary cases. Please click here to view the details of the performance of registered contractors.

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Outstanding Registered Electrical Worker Awards Scheme 2013 Outstanding Registered Electrical Worker Awards Scheme 2013

EMSD is organising the "Outstanding Registered Electrical Workers Awards Scheme 2013" to arouse the safety awareness and enhance professionalism continuously among members of the electrical trade and to award registered electrical workers with outstanding performance in these two areas.

Please click here for details.

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For Your Safety, Switch Off Electricity Supply Before Electrical Work

Power Suspension Arrangement for Electrical WorkTo ensure electrical work is carried out in a safe environment, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) has published a leaflet on Power Suspension Arrangement for Electrical Work [PDF format (3.64MB)] which introduces the principles and detailed information on power suspension arrangement for electrical work under different situations.

EMSD reminds registered electrical contractors and workers to strictly follow the safety requirements set out in the Code of Practice for the Electricity (Wiring) Regulations when carrying out electrical work, isolating the concerned electrical equipment and taking suitable safety precautions before carrying out the electrical work.

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Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance (Cap. 610)Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance (Cap. 610)

With effect from 21 September 2012, the Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance (Cap. 610) has come into full operation. Meanwhile, a new website for the Ordinance has been launched. Please click here for more details.

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Code of Practice for Prevention of Legionnaires' Disease (2012 Edition) Code of Practice for Prevention of Legionnaires' Disease (2012 Edition)

The Prevention of Legionnaires' Disease Committee has published a new edition of Code of Practice for Prevention of Legionnaires' Disease (2012 Edition) [PDF format (2.53MB)] in April 2012. The new edition has mainly enhanced the general precautions for cold and hot water supply systems, use of spas together with other general updates. It provides guidelines for proper design, operation, maintenance of related facilities to prevent the spread of Legionella bacteria. For details, please click here to read / download the Code of Practice.

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Continuing Professional Development Scheme for Registered Electrical Worker

The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Scheme for Registered Electrical Worker (REW) has been put into operation with effect from 1 January 2012 in order to enhance the standard of REW. Under the CPD Scheme, REW applying for registration renewal on or after this date is required to have completed a training covering two modules on "Legislative and Safety Requirements" and "Technical Knowledge" before submitting the application. For details, please visit the webpage on CPD Scheme for REW.

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Energy Label - Washing Machine Second phase of Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme
to take full effect on 19 September 2011

The second phase of the Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (MEELS) has been in full implementation since 19 September 2011. The coverage of the MEELS in the second phase has been extended to include washing machines and dehumidifiers. Starting from 19 September 2011, the two prescribed products of the second phase must also carry energy labels with information on their energy efficiency performance before they are supplied to the local market. Please click here for the press release.

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Electrical & Mechanical Safety Liberal Studies Education Kit on "Electrical & Mechanical Safety and Energy Efficiency"

Energy Efficiency Renewable Energy Energy Efficient Building EMSD has launched a Liberal Studies Education Kit for New Senior Secondary Curriculum. It consists of four booklets covering electrical & mechanical safety, energy efficiency, renewable energy and energy efficient building, with useful materials arranged in a user-friendly format to help both teachers and students approach the subject.

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Code of Practice on Energy Labelling of Products Second phase of Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme came into operation on 19 March 2010

The 2nd phase of the Mandatory Energy Efficiency Labelling Scheme (MEELS) came into operation on 19 March 2010 with a grace period of 18 months. Please click here for the press releas.

For implementation of the 2nd phase of the MEELS, the Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services has revised an approved Code of Practice on Energy Labelling of Products under the Energy Efficiency (Labelling of Products) Ordinance. Please click here for the Gazette Notice. To download the Code of Practice, please click here [PDF format (3.23MB)] .

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CoP for the Electricity (Wiring) Regulations – 2009 Edition Code of Practice for the Electricity (Wiring) Regulations – 2009 Edition

The "Code of Practice for the Electricity (Wiring) Regulations – 2009 Edition" has been issued. The corresponding Gazette Notice was published on 20.2.2009. Please click here to download the softcopy of the new Code of Practice. The hardcopy can be purchased at the Publication Sales Unit of the Information Services Department at Room 626, 6/F North Point Government Offices, 333 Java Road, North Point, Hong Kong.

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Periodic Test for Fixed Electrical Installations

Periodic Test for Fixed Electrical Installations A new webpage on periodic inspection, testing and certification for fixed electrical installations has been launched to facilitate installation owners in arranging the statutory required testing works. This webpage provides relevant information for the public and electrical trade members. Please click here to view the webpage.

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Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Mechanics Voluntary Registration Scheme for Vehicle Mechanics

With a view to enhancing the standard of the local vehicle maintenance trade, the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department is implementing a voluntary registration scheme for vehicle mechanics. Starting from 4 January 2007, vehicle mechanics in possession of necessary qualification and/or experience may apply through this Scheme for becoming registered vehicle mechanics so that their qualification and competence will gain recognition.

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