Labour Department to hold occupational health public talks

     The Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Occupational Health of Office Workers Series (II) Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders for Office Workers" on March 22 (Wednesday) to raise office workers' awareness of musculoskeletal disorders of back and upper limbs arising from prolonged repetitive movements or improper sitting postures. The talk will cover the causes of and preventive measures for musculoskeletal disorders among office workers, as well as the demonstration 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 Lecture Theatre of the Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay.
     The LD will hold another talk entitled "Together We Fight COVID-19 in the Workplace" on March 24 (Friday). The talk will explain the principles of infection control and how to formulate appropriate measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace according to the principle of cutting the chain of infection, thereby reducing the risk of employees contracting COVID-19 and affecting business operations of companies or institutions.
     The talk will be given by the LD's occupational health nurse at 3.30pm in the Lecture Hall of the Hong Kong Science Museum, 2 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East.
     Both talks will be given in Cantonese. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Interested participants can register online ( 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, March 15, 2023
Issued at HKT 11:00