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LD to hold occupational health public talks
     ​The Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Infection control in the workplace" on November 23 (Friday) for employees who may come into contact with pathogenic bacteria and viruses in the workplace. The talk will explain how micro-organisms enter the human body and affect people's health. The concept of infection control in the workplace will also be covered. It will be held at 3pm in the Lecture Hall of the Hong Kong Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.
     The LD will hold another public talk entitled "Work and general diseases (diabetes mellitus and hypertension)" on November 28 (Wednesday). The talk will cover health tips for working in hot environments or on irregular schedules, or performing heavy manual work, in order to promote the occupational health awareness of employees with diabetes mellitus or hypertension. It will be held at 2.30pm in the lecture room of Fanling Occupational Health Clinic (7/F, Fanling Health Centre, 2 Pik Fung Road, Fanling).
     Both talks will be given by the LD's occupational health nurse in Cantonese. Admission is free. For enquiries or registration, please call 2852 4040.
Ends/Friday, November 16, 2018
Issued at HKT 11:00
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