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Occupational safety and health courses open for applications
     The Kwun Tong Occupational Safety and Health Centre of the Labour Department (LD) will launch a wide range of occupational safety and health courses in the second half of 2020. The courses aim at enhancing the working population's understanding of the occupational safety regulations, and their awareness of occupational health.   
     The courses cover a wide range of topics, including:
  1. Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance and Regulations
  2. Gas Poisoning in Manholes
  3. Confined Spaces Regulations
  4. Major Safety Regulations Related to Working in Catering Trade
  5. Dangerous Substances Regulations
  6. Safety Management Regulation
  7. Safety Regulations on Manual Handling Operations
  8. Regulations Related to Safety in Hotel Industry
  9. Safety Regulations on Working in Times of Inclement Weather and Hot Environment
  10. Major Safety Regulations Related to Accident Prevention in Office Work
  11. A Brief Introduction to the Regulation on Display Screen Equipment
  12. Office Workstation Setup
  13. Air Monitoring in the Workplaces
  14. Lighting Assessment in the Workplaces
  15. Guidance Notes on Standing at Work
  16. More Exercise, Smart Work
  17. Strategies for the Prevention of Occupational Diseases
  18. Occupational Health in Catering Industry
  19. Chemicals and Occupational Health
  20. Medical Examinations for Workers Engaged in Hazardous Occupations in Industrial Undertakings
  21. Manual Handling Operations and Prevention of Back Injuries
  22. Occupational Health for Security Guards
  23. Chemicals and Occupational Health in Hotel Industry
  24. Health Hazards of Hot Environment at Work
  25. Occupational Health for Office Workers
  26. Health Hints on the Use of Computer
  27. Prevention of Upper and Lower Limb Disorders
  28. Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders for Office Workers
  29. Occupational Health for Cleansing Workers
  30. Occupational Contact Dermatitis
  31. Manual Handling Operations and Prevention of Back Injuries for Workers of Residential Care Home
  32. Occupational Health for Professional Drivers
  33. Work and Common Gastrointestinal Diseases
  34. Occupational Stress Workshop
  35. Work and Healthy Lifestyle
  36. Work and Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension
  37. First Aid in the Workplaces (including demonstration and practice of bandaging)
  38. A Brief Introduction to Noise at Work Regulation
  39. Noise Hazards and Prevention of Hearing Loss
     The courses will mainly be conducted in Cantonese at the LD's Occupational Safety and Health Centre, G/F, Kwun Tong Community Health Centre Building, 60 Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong. Enrolment is free.
     Application forms are available at the centre or offices of the Occupational Health Service of the LD. They can also be downloaded from the department's website (www.labour.gov.hk/eng/osh/content6.htm). For enquiries, please call 2361 8240.
Ends/Monday, June 1, 2020
Issued at HKT 10:00
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