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LD to hold occupational health public talks
     The Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Work and General Diseases (Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension)" on November 2 (Thursday). The talk will briefly introduce the symptoms and treatment of diabetes mellitus and hypertension. It aims to promote the occupational health of employees with diabetes mellitus or hypertension, with emphasis given to health hints for working in hot environments, performing heavy manual work and working in irregular schedules.

     The talk will be held at 2.30pm at Fanling Occupational Health Clinic, 7/F, Fanling Health Centre, 2 Pik Fung Road, Fanling, New Territories. The LD's Occupational Health Nurse will give the talk.

     The LD will hold another talk entitled "Prevention of Lower Limb Disorders" on November 7 (Tuesday). The talk will introduce symptoms of common lower limb disorders such as plantar fasciitis, varicose veins and osteoarthritis of the knee, as well as their treatment and preventive measures. Demonstration of workplace exercise will be included.

     The talk will be held at 6.30pm in Activity Room 1, Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong. The LD's Occupational Health Nurse will give the talk.

     The talks will be conducted in Cantonese. Admission is free. For enquiries or registration, please call 2852 4040.
Ends/Thursday, October 26, 2017
Issued at HKT 10:00
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