The Formation of The Association of Registered Fire Service Installation Contractors of Hong Kong
In 1972, the Government introduced a new Registration system for Fire Service Installation Contractors of Hong Kong.
Chief Fire Officer (Prevention) of Hong Kong Fire Service Department Mr. M K Lane attended the first preliminary meeting of The Association held on 23/09/72 to brief the industry regarding the new Government Regulations for Registered Fire Service Installation Contractors.
The formation of the Association was planned after the meeting, 3 temporary office bearers were elected for the establishment of the Association:
Chairman : Mr. Michael J Green of Arnhold & Co. Ltd.
Secretary : Mr. R A Payne of Fire Engineering (HK) Ltd
Treasurer : Mr. Stanley Leong of Yue Sang Engineering Ltd
The first Committee, which consisted 6 founding members, was formed. Including 6 founding members there were total 32 members.
Arnhold & Co. Ltd
Mr. Michael J Green
W H Fong & Co.
Mr. W H Fong
Fire Engineering (HK) Ltd
Mr. R A Payne
Yue Sang Engineering Ltd
Mr. Stanley Leong
Mr. K W Leung
Mr. C Leung
The official formation of the Association was on 5 February 1974. Hong Kong Fire Service Department was then informed and the formal dialog between the industry and the government started.