Cover of the Electricity News (12th Issue)


Feature Article




Editor's Notes


In this issue of the Electricity News , we have invited Mr LEUNG Chi-ming, Joseph, the chairman of the Electrical Safety Advisory Committee who serves for a second term to address our readers. Popular singer Stephy Tang shares with you some safety tips on choosing and using high definition television set-top boxes in a feature article. Another feature article covers the periodic inspection and testing items for electrical installations, for the reference of registered electrical contractors and workers.

The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (the EMSD) and the trade have established a working group to review and revise the Code of Practice for the Electricity (Wiring) Regulations (2003 Edition). The progress of the review is reported in the "News". Moreover, an update on the adoption of new international safety standards for electrical products supplied in Hong Kong is given in the "News".

To mark the 60th anniversary of the establishment of the EMSD, a 60th anniversary launching ceremony was held in the EMSD Headquarters on 12 February. All former Directors of Electrical and Mechanical Services were invited to officiate at the ceremony. An exhibition entitled "EMSD 60 Years in Perspective" has been held at the main entrance lobby of the EMSD Headquarters from that day on for the guests, visitors and colleagues. Readers can share our joys by reading the "Snapshot".