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Safety of 5 Scaffoldless Working Platform for Lift Installation and Gondola

Date, time & venue

2022-08-17;06:30 p.m. - 08:00 p.m.;Webinar Via Zoom


Webinar: Safety of 5 Scaffoldless Workng Platform for Lift Installation and Gondola

Date: 17 August 2022 (Wednesday)             

Time: 6:30 - 8:00pm    

Venue: Webinar via Zoom
Organizer: Safety Specialist Committee (SSC)

Registration Link:https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfrC76zmErM1aBGKi0OM_fqVnorTvcoYuaT--fb_8oJe7OfTA/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1&flr=0


Speakers :


Ir Sai Wa Yip, MSc, BEng (Hons), CEng, MIET, MIMechE, MHKIE, RLE and REA


Professional Background of the Speaker:

Ir KL Lee, Having retired after over 30 years’ service in lift industry, Ir LEE is continuing to serve this industry on part-time basis as a trainer, consultant and Professional Engineer in lift/escalator design, installation, maintenance, modernization, dismantling as well as project management.  He is currently a guest lecture of Occupational Safety & Health Council and a part-time lecturer of THEi. Occasionally, Ir Lee serves as professional engineer in checking, verifying and testing lifting appliances & gears as well as conducting energy efficient assessment and auditing services in respect of lighting, electrical, lifts & escalators and air-conditioning installations in buildings. 


Ir SW Yip, is now a Senior Construction Engineer (Lift & Escalator) of MTR.  Ir Yip has over 30 years’ working experience in the lift industry.  He had participated into a numbers of mega projects such as Sun Hung Kai Centre Double-deck Lifts Installation, Hysan Place, MTR Tseung Kwan O Extension, West Island Extension, South Island Line, Kwun Tong Line Extension, Shenzhen-Hong Kong Express Rail Link and Shatin Central Link. His experience covers design, installation & maintenance of lifts and escalators.  Ir. Yip had been appointed as a Chairman of RE/RC Sub-Group for reviewing New Lifts and Escalators Bill between 2010 and 2012.  He had also involved in professional training for Vocational Training Centre (VTC) and IMechE (HK branch) in lift and escalator technology between 1998 and 2012.  


Programme Highlights:  

The 5 scaffoldless methods for lift installations are Platform lift, Completed car, False car (Guided-SWP), Gondola and Tower working platform.  The Talk will further elaborate these five installation methods with the CIC Guidelines while Gondola is being used in Europe and was only trial in HK many years ago. Speakers would also compare the installation methods in various aspects such as safety level, skill levels of workers, training required; time efficiency, cost effectiveness and legislative control, etc.. 


CPD Certificate: Electronic copy of CPD Certificate will be delivered to participants (who have attended for more than half of the session) within one month after the online forum conducted.

Registration: Priority will be given to members of HKIE SSC. Vacancy will be accepted on a first-come-first-served basis. The maximum number of participants is 500. For registration, please click here. Successful members will be notified by an e-mail with a meeting link few days before the event. For ease of effective communication in the forum, we would be very grateful if you would enter your HKIE membership number and name (same as registration name) when joining the online session.

Enquiries: For enquiries, please contact Ms Constance Wu (constance.wu@clp.com.hk)





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