Arrangements of Workshops/ Courses During Bad Weather

When Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 (or higher number) or the Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted, the following arrangements of workshops/ courses will apply:

 A.   For workshops/ courses not yet started 

If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force at or after 6:00a.m.

All morning workshops/ courses commencing before 2:00p.m. will be cancelled automatically.

If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force at or after 11:00a.m.

All afternoon workshops/ courses commencing at any time from 2:00p.m and before 6:00p.m. will be cancelled automatically.

If either of the warnings is hoisted or in force at or after 3:00p.m

All evening workshops/ courses commencing from 6:00p.m. onward will be cancelled automatically.

 B.   For workshops/ courses already started 

When Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 8 or above is hoisted

All workshops/ courses will be suspended immediately

When Black Rainstorm Warning Signal is hoisted

ŸAll workshops/ courses , except those held outdoors, will continue

ŸFor outdoor workshops/ courses, the responsible staff members on the spot should suspend the activities immediately, ensure that all participants are taken to a safe place, and remain there until it is safe for them to return home.

 

 

Remarks﹕

  1. When Tropical Cyclone Warning Signal No. 3 (or lower number) or Red Rainstorm Warning Signal is in force, it should be assumed that all workshops/ courses will be held as scheduled unless an announcement to the contrary has been made by Sau Po Centre on Ageing.
  2. Sau Po Centre on Ageing reserves the right to make the final decision on any disputes.