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Labour Department to hold occupational health public talks
     The Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Prevention of heat stroke at work in a hot environment" on September 13 (Monday). The talk, designed for workers working in a hot environment to enhance their awareness of heat stroke prevention, will cover symptoms of heat stroke, its first aid and preventive measures. The talk will be given by the LD's occupational hygienist and occupational health nurse at 2.30pm in the Lecture Theatre of the Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay.
     The LD will hold another talk entitled "Occupational safety and health (OSH) for confined space workers" on September 27 (Monday). To enhance workers' OSH awareness in confined spaces, the talk will explain the related OSH hazards as well as their preventive measures. The talk will be given by the LD's occupational hygienist, occupational safety officer and occupational health nurse at 3.30pm in the Lecture Hall of the Hong Kong Space Museum, 10 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui.
     Both talks will be given in Cantonese. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. On-site registration is not available. Infection control measures taking into account the latest epidemic developments will be adopted at both venues. For enquiries or registration, please call 2852 4040.
Ends/Monday, September 6, 2021
Issued at HKT 11:00
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