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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 2021. The courses aim to enhance the working population's awareness of occupational health and their understanding of occupational safety regulations.   

     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. A Brief Introduction to the Regulation on Display Screen Equipment and Workstation Risk Assessment
  17. A Brief Introduction on Occupational Health Hazards in Elderly Homes
  18. Risk Assessments on Manual Handling Operations in Elderly Homes
  19. A Brief Introduction to Noise at Work Regulation 
  20. More Exercise, Smart Work
  21. Strategies for the Prevention of Occupational Diseases
  22. Occupational Health in Catering Industry
  23. Chemicals and Occupational Health
  24. Medical Examinations for Workers Engaged in Hazardous Occupations in Industrial Undertakings
  25. Manual Handling Operations and Prevention of Back Injuries
  26. Occupational Health for Security Guards
  27. Chemicals and Occupational Health in Hotel Industry
  28. Prevention of Heat Stroke at Work in a Hot Environment
  29. Occupational Health for Office Workers
  30. Health Hints on the Use of Computer 
  31. Prevention of Upper and Lower Limb Disorders
  32. Noise Hazards and Prevention of Hearing Loss
  33. Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders for Office Workers
  34. Occupational Health for Cleansing Workers
  35. Occupational Contact Dermatitis
  36. Manual Handling Operations and Prevention of Back Injuries for Workers of Residential Care Home
  37. Occupational Health for Professional Drivers
  38. Work and Common Gastrointestinal Diseases
  39. Occupational Stress Workshop
  40. Work and Healthy Lifestyle
  41. Work and Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension
  42. First Aid in the Workplaces (including demonstration and practice of bandaging)

     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/Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Issued at HKT 10:00
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