Occupational safety and health courses open for applications


     The Kwun Tong Occupational Safety and Health Centre of the Labour Department (LD) will launch a wide range of occupational safety and health courses in the second half of 2023. The courses aim at enhancing the working population's understanding of the occupational safety regulations and their awareness of occupational health.   
     The courses cover a wide range of topics, including:

  1. Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance and Regulations
  2. Gas Poisoning in Manholes
  3. Confined Spaces Regulations
  4. Major Safety Regulations Related to Working in Catering Trade
  5. Dangerous Substances Regulations
  6. Safety Management Regulation
  7. Safety Regulations on Manual Handling Operations
  8. Regulations Related to Safety in Hotel Industry
  9. Safety Regulations on Working in Times of Inclement Weather and Hot Environment
  10. Major Safety Regulations Related to Accident Prevention in Office Work and Storage Work
  11. A Brief Introduction to the Regulation on Display Screen Equipment
  12. Office Workstation Setup
  13. Air Monitoring and Ventilation Systems in the Workplaces
  14. Lighting Assessment in the Workplaces
  15. Guidance Notes on Standing at Work
  16. A Brief Introduction to the Regulation on Display Screen Equipment and Workstation Risk Assessment
  17. A Brief Introduction on Occupational Health Hazards in Elderly Homes
  18. Risk Assessments on Manual Handling Operations in Elderly Homes
  19. More Exercise, Smart Work
  20. Strategies for the Prevention of Occupational Diseases
  21. Occupational Health in Catering Industry
  22. Chemicals and Occupational Health
  23. Medical Examinations for Workers Engaged in Hazardous Occupations in Industrial Undertakings
  24. Manual Handling Operations and Prevention of Back Injuries
  25. Occupational Health for Security Guards
  26. Chemicals and Occupational Health in Hotel Industry
  27. Prevention of Heat Stroke at Work in a Hot Environment
  28. Occupational Health for Office Workers
  29. Health Hints on the Use of Computer
  30. Prevention of Upper and Lower Limb Disorders
  31. Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders for Office Workers
  32. Occupational Health for Cleansing Workers
  33. Occupational Contact Dermatitis
  34. Manual Handling Operations and Prevention of Back Injuries for Workers of Residential Care Home
  35. Occupational Health for Professional Drivers
  36. Work and Common Gastrointestinal Diseases
  37. Occupational Stress
  38. Happy Workplace
  39. Work and Healthy Lifestyle
  40. Work and Diabetes Mellitus and Hypertension
  41. First Aid in the Workplaces
  42. Work and Cardiovascular and Cerebrovascular Diseases
  43. Easy Tips for Healthy Eating at Work
  44. A Brief Introduction to Noise at Work Regulation
  45. Noise Hazards and Prevention of Hearing Loss

     The courses will be conducted in Cantonese at the LD's Occupational Safety and Health Centre, G/F, Kwun Tong Community Health Centre Building, 60 Hip Wo Street, Kwun Tong. Enrolment is free.
     Members of the public can apply via the online platform www.oshsreg.gov.hk/en or by fax. Please visit the LD's website (www.labour.gov.hk/eng/osh/content6.htm) for more details and call 2361 8240 for enquiries. 

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