Electrical and Mechanical Services Department

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Electrical and Mechanical Services Department
Electrical and Mechanical Services Department logo.png
Agency overview
Jurisdiction Hong Kong
Employees 349 (March 2010) [2]
Annual budget HK$463.7m (2009-10) [3]
Agency executive
  • Frank F. Chan, Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services
Website www.emsd.gov.hk

The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department (EMSD; Chinese: 機電工程署) is a Hong Kong government department responsible for inspection and enforcement of operation and safety of many electricity and gas installations; railways and trams; lifts and escalators; amusement rides; working platforms on building sites, and many other diverse areas. The department has two main branches: Regulatory Services and Trading Services. The department falls under the purview of the Development Bureau. The current Director of Electrical and Mechanical Services is Mr Frank Chan.[1] The two deputy directors are Mr . W. H. SIT, JP(Regulatory Services) and Mr. T. H. TAI, JP(Trading Services).

Regulatory Services[edit]

Trading Services[edit]

There are 3 branches under the Trading Services and each branch is led by a Assistant Director.

  • Engineering Services Branch 1
  • Engineering Branch 2
    • General Engineering Services Division
    • Municipal Sector Division
    • Health Sector Division
  • Corporate Support and Business Development Branch

Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance[edit]

The building energy codes are enforced under the aegis of the Buildings Energy Efficiency Ordinance, promulgated September 21, 2012.[4]

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