Hong Kong’s Development Bureau DEVB has immediately instructed works departments to carry out inspection of all public works sites with tower crane operation after fatal incident at a construction site in Sau Mau Ping on 7 September. Besides, the DEVB initiated the procedures for imposing regulating actions pursuant to the established mechanism to suspend the main contractor of the Sau Mau Ping construction site in question, Aggressive Construction Company Limited, from tendering for public works contracts. DEVB s spokesman said "Works departments have completed the inspection of the 31 public works sites under their purview with tower crane operation to ensure that the relevant cranes are safe for use with an aim to preventing the recurrence of similar incidents. The main contractor of the Sau Mau Ping construction site in question is currently undertaking four public works contracts. The relevant works department inspected the four public works sites yesterday (one of the sites had tower crane operation) and no irregularities were observed.” The spokesman said that the main contractor is an approved contractor for public works. In view of the severity of the Sau Mau Ping incident, the DEVB has initiated the procedures for imposing regulating actions against the contractor in accordance with the Contractor Management Handbook.Three workers died and six were injured on Wednesday in Hong Kong when a tower crane collapsed at a construction site on Anderson Road in Sau Mau Ping. Photographs in local media appear to show the crane having fallen onto containers being used as site offices.