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Labour Department to hold occupational health public talks
     The Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Infection control in the workplace" on March 20 (Wednesday) 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 Activity Room 1, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay.
     The LD will hold another talk entitled "Prevention of lower limb disorders" on March 28 (Thursday). The talk will introduce the symptoms, treatment and preventive measures of common lower limb disorders including plantar fasciitis, varicose veins and osteoarthritis of the knee. Demonstration and practice of workplace exercise will also be included. 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/Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00
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