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LD to hold occupational health public talks
     The Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Manual Handling Operations and Prevention of Back Injuries" on December 1 (Friday). The talk will give a brief account of the structure and functions of the back as well as causes of and preventive measures for back injuries. Proper manual handling operation will be explained and demonstration and the practice of workplace exercise will also be included.

     The talk will be held at 3pm in the Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon. The LD's Occupational Health Nurse and Occupational Hygienist will give the talk.

     The LD will hold another talk entitled "First Aid Care in the Workplace" on December 6 (Wednesday). The talk will introduce basic knowledge of first aid care and management of injured employees in the workplace through case illustrations.

     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/Friday, November 24, 2017
Issued at HKT 10:00
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