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Labour Department to hold occupational health public talks
     ​The Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Manual Handling Operations and Prevention of Back Injuries" on December 15 (Thursday). The talk will introduce the structure and functions of the back, causes and preventive measures of back injuries, and proper manual handling operations, with demonstrations and practice of workplace exercises.
     The talk will be given by the LD's occupational hygienist and occupational health nurse at 3.30pm in the Occupational Safety and Health Training Centre of the LD, 13/F, KOLOUR Tsuen Wan I, 68 Chung On Street, Tsuen Wan.
     The LD will hold another talk, entitled "Occupational Health of Office Workers Series (III) More Exercise, Smart Work", on December 21 (Wednesday). The talk will introduce the benefits of exercises. Demonstrations and practice of workplace exercises will also be included.      
     The talk will be given by the LD's occupational health nurse at 7.15pm in the Lecture Hall of the Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay.

     Both talks will be given in Cantonese. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Interested participants can register online (www.oshsreg.gov.hk). On-site registration is not available. Infection control measures taking into account the latest epidemic developments will be adopted at both venues. For enquiries, please call 2852 4040.
Ends/Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Issued at HKT 11:00
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