Labour Department to hold occupational health public talks
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     ‚ÄčThe Labour Department (LD) will hold a public talk entitled "Occupational Health of Office Workers Series (II) Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders for Office Workers" on November 8 (Wednesday) at 7.15pm 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. The talk will be given by the LD's occupational hygienist and occupational health nurse.
 
     The LD will hold another talk entitled "First Aid in the Workplace" on November 13 (Monday) at 3.30pm. The talk will cover basic knowledge of first aid and explain how to assist and handle employees injured from workplace accidents through case illustrations. The talk will be given by the LD's occupational health nurse.
 
     Both talks will be given in Cantonese at the Lecture Theatre of the Hong Kong Central Library, 66 Causeway Road, Causeway Bay. 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 31, 2023
Issued at HKT 11:00

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