HK Electric Investments is the first fixed single investment trust listed in Hong Kong with a focus on the power industry. Our principal operating subsidiary, The Hongkong Electric Company, Limited (HK Electric), commenced operations in 1890 and is one of the longest-established utility companies in the world.
Over our long history, we have consistently supported Hong Kong's economic journey by offering safe, reliable and affordable electricity while minimising the impact of our operations on the environment as we strive to deliver sustainable growth in long-term value to our investors.
HK Electric Investments believes that open and on-going communication with our stakeholders is central to our operation and development. We engage different stakeholders through a variety of channels and stakeholder suggestions and feedback are highly valued in our decision making process as we strive for continuous improvements.
Underpinned by its core value of "Pursuit of Excellence", HK Electric is committed to delivering excellent services and supply reliability to our customers. We have been providing a world-class supply reliability of over 99.999% since 1997 and all our service standards are achieved or even surpassed every year.
As modern families aspire to an eco-friendly lifestyle, HK Electric promises its customers a green and comfortable way of life made possible by the use of electric appliances.
HK Electric is one of the longest-established power companies in the world. The Company has a world-class record of providing a highly reliable electricity supply to Hong Kong and Lamma islands at a reasonable and affordable price.
HK Electric has been the power behind Hong Kong for more than 120 years, having established a long and fruitful partnership with the community. While our prime mission is to provide a world-class electricity supply, we focus not only on the results, but also on the way we deliver them.
HK Electric aspires to be an employer of choice. We have policies and systems in place to attract talents and through continuous training and development, nurture them for a fulfilling career. We offer competitive remuneration, an ideal workplace and comprehensive wellness programmes for our employees while maintaining regular and open dialogues with them.
Number of Lost Time Injuries^
# Figures are up to 31 October 2020.
^ Since 2015, Number of Disabling Injuries, Disabling Injury Frequency Rate (DIFR) and Disabling Injury Severity Rate (DISR) have been renamed as Number of Lost Time Injuries, Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR) and Lost Time Injury Severity Rate (LTISR) respectively.
Lost Time Injury is an injury arising out of and during the course of employment, which results in the loss of one or more working days/shifts other than the date of accident.
Lost Time Injury Frequency Rate (LTIFR) is the number of Lost Time Injuries per 200,000 employee-hours.
Lost Time Injury Severity Rate (LTISR) is the number of days charged for Lost Time Injuries per 200,000 employee-hours.
We conduct safety audits and inspections on relevant divisions/departments from time to time to ensure all necessary safety regulations and requirements are strictly followed.
We have annual audits on the Safety Management Systems (SMS) of our major operations conducted by external certification bodies such as the Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency to assure the requirements of ISO 45001 are fulfilled.
Also, we annually conduct divisional SMS audits and SMS audit at Corporate Level. No non-conformities were identified in these audits last year and the audit reports were submitted to the Labour Department for their reference.
In addition, we have conducted various types of safety inspections on operational activities of contractors and frontline employees on a regular basis to measure and monitor the health and safety performance against pre-determined plans and standards. These inspections are conducted by appointed persons with appropriate training and experience.