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Labour Department to hold occupational health public talks
     The Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Occupational health hints for new recruit young employees" on August 8 (Thursday) at 3pm to enhance understanding and awareness of occupational health among young people having joined or about to join the workforce. The talk will cover the basic concepts of occupational health, and explain through case scenarios some occupational health hazards and their preventive measures. The talk will be given by the LD's occupational health nurse.
     The LD will hold another talk entitled "Manual handling operations and prevention of back injuries" on August 13 (Tuesday) at 6.30pm. Given by the LD's occupational health nurse and occupational hygienist, the talk will provide a brief account of the structure and functions of the back, causes and preventive measures of back injuries, and proper manual handling operations. A demonstration and workplace practice exercise will be included.
     Both talks will be conducted in Cantonese in Activity Room 1, G/F, Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay. Admission is free. For enquiries or registration, please call 2852 4040.
Ends/Thursday, August 1, 2019
Issued at HKT 11:00
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