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Labour Department to hold occupational health public talks
     The Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Occupational Health of Office Workers Series (I) Health Hints on the Use of Computer" on October 18 (Wednesday). The talk will briefly introduce the Occupational Safety and Health (Display Screen Equipment) Regulation, and elaborate on the occupational health hazards and preventive measures associated with prolonged use of computers, so as to enhance employees' occupational health awareness. Demonstrations and practice of workplace exercises will also be included.
     The talk will be given by the LD's occupational hygienist and occupational health nurse at 7.15pm at the Lecture Theatre of the Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay.
     The LD will hold another talk entitled "Infection Control in the Workplace" on October 24 (Tuesday). The talk, designed for employees who may come into contact with pathogenic bacteria and viruses in the workplace, will explain how micro-organisms enter the human body and affect people's health. The concept of infection control in the workplace will also be covered.
     The talk will be given by the 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.

     Both talks will be given in Cantonese. Admission is free but pre-registration is required. Interested participants can register online (www.oshsreg.gov.hk). For enquiries, please call 2852 4040.
Ends/Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Issued at HKT 11:00
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