Event Details

Occupational Safety and Health Seminar on “Thermal Discomfort and Heat Stress in Occupational Environment”

Date: 28 October 2009 (Wednesday)
Time: 7:15pm to 8:45pm
Venue: Room 207-208, eTECH Centre, 412 Hennessy Road, Causeway Bay
Organizer(s): IOSH (HK)
Supporter(s): Hong Kong College of Technology (HKCT) & The Hong Kong Institute of Clerks of Works (HKICW)
Speaker: Dr. Edmund Hau is the Director of Safety at The University of Hong Kong (HKU). Dr. Hau has been working in the fields of health, safety and environment (HSE) for over 20 years. Before joining the HKU, Dr Hau worked in The Hong Kong Polytechnic University and the Division of Workplace Health and Safety of the Queensland Government of Australia. Dr. Hau possesses a BSc in Chemistry, MSc in Occupational Hygiene and PhD in Public Health. He is a Chartered Chemist, Certified Occupational Hygienist and Chartered Member of IOSH. He was a past President of The Hong Kong Institute of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene.
Language: Cantonese
Contact Person: Amy TSOI
Contact Email: mailbox@ioshhongkong.com
Contact Tel: 2690 3899
CPD: 1.5 hours
Content: Working in high temperature environment has always been a safety and health concern in various industries around the world. The intensifying global warming has led to the thermal discomfort and risk of heat stroke become the key issues for many workplaces, in particular in Hong Kong. This seminar will share the latest findings on physiological, environmental and controllable aspects of this subject.
Remarks: To prevent the spreading of Influenza infection, we request participants who have influenza-like symptoms, e.g. fever, cough and runny nose, should not attend the seminar. Alternatively, he/she should put on a face mask throughout his/her stay at the seminar. Please provide us your contracts (phone number or email) at time of on-line registration. We will notify you as soon as possible should any case of Human H1N1 Influenza at the seminar is confirmed.

Registrations Details:

The online registration starts at 2009-10-06 and end at 2009-10-27. Please register during the above period.