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Performance ratings of registered lift contractors and registered escalator contractors updated

The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD) today (December 12) announced the results of the Contractors' Performance Rating (CPR) of registered lift contractors for the past 12 months (from December 2010 to November 2011) and registered escalator contractors for the past six months (from June to November 2011) on the EMSD website (www.emsd.gov.hk/emsd/eng/pps/le_pub_mpr.shtml).

A total of 36 registered lift contractors with marks ranging from 50 to 100 are listed in the CPR results, and ten contractors score the full mark of 100. The EMSD has also updated on its website the lift incident records and a summary of warning letters to registered lift contractors in the past 12 months for public reference. In the last quarter from September to November 2011, the EMSD issued five warning letters to four registered lift contractors, namely. Chun Ming Elevator Co Ltd, Chun Ming Engineering Co Ltd, Nikkin Lifts & Escalators Ltd and Techfaith Engineering Ltd.  In addition, there were five reported lift incidents related to equipment failure in the last quarter.

With regard to the registered escalator contractors' performance ratings implemented in September 2011, the results are also updated.  For the period from June to November 2011, a total of 17 contractors with marks ranging from 50 to 100 are listed, with 13 contractors scoring the full mark of 100.  The EMSD has posted on its website the records of escalator incidents related to equipment failure, and a summary of warning letters issued to the registered escalator contractors in the same period for public reference.  There was one reported escalator incident related to equipment failure in the preceding quarter from September to November 2011.

"We will continue to closely monitor the contractors' performance, and to further enhance the CPR scheme in consultation with the trade," the EMSD spokesman said.


Ends/Monday, December 12, 2011
Issued at HKT 15:10

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