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1-4 October 2017 - Naples, Italy

10th International Symposium on Biological Monitoring in Occupational and Environmental health (ISBM -10)

Organized by: ICOH SC on Occupational Toxicology (SCOT)
Sponsored by: University of Naples, Federico II
Co-sponsored by ICOH SC: ICOH Scientific Committees on Toxicology of Metals and Nanomaterial Workers' Health

Topics:Topics of ISBM-10 will include, but not be limited to, new and traditional biomarkers, new analytical techniques and approaches, results of case and field studies of occupational and environmental exposures and development of strategies and guidance to correctly use, interpret and manage biological monitoring data. Great emphasis will be given to the use of biological monitoring as a tool to identify, monitor and control chemical exposures and for the risk assessment and management of occupational and environmental chemicals, particularly from new technologies, including metals, solvents, pesticides and nanomaterials.

Contact Information
Address: Via G. Quagliariello 27, 80131 Napoli
Tel: +39 081.19578490
Fax: +39 081.19578071
E-mail: info@centercongressi.com
Website: http://www.centercongressi.com/isbm10

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11-13 October 2017 - Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

XV Latin American Congress of Occupational Health -ALSO- 2017

Organized by: Association of Occupational Health of Guatemala and Latin American Association of Occupational Health
Sponsored by: Association of Occupational Health of Guatemala -ASOMET-
Supported by: Latin American Association of Occupational Health. -ALSO-
Co-sponsored by ICOH SC: Women Health and Work

Topics: This grand event will be held from 11 to 13 October 2017 in the City of Antigua Guatemala. Turning Guatemala into the Latin American headquarters for Occupational Health and Safety. This event will focus on the best professionals in Latin America and the world, in occupational health and safety. Our objective is to provide Latin American professionals with the main advances in Occupational Health and Safety, which will allow them to establish excellent quality services, with a wide coverage, to benefit a greater number of workers. Where they will have the opportunity to know strategies to improve the quality in the services of Occupational Health, as well as:
A) Identify progress in prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and accidents of occupational origin.
B) They will know strategies to the vanguard world in subjects of Occupational Safety.
C) Make links and networks at the national, regional and global levels that may be useful for their field of occupational health and safety.
D) Acquire knowledge for the development of research at national and Latin American level. This will enable all professionals to know and implement strategies in their countries and workplaces, which will allow them to have high quality Occupational Health and Safety services in compliance with national and international standards with the primary purpose of protecting and protecting the Workers' lives, thus increasing productivity in the goods and services provided by industries. The congress will be organized by ASOMET, founded on September 11, 1998, having 18 years of promoting Occupational Health and Safety in Guatemala; Through continuous medical education. By assembling a range of professionals for purposes of Occupational Health and Safety.

Contact Information
Address: 11 CALLE 069 ZONA 9 Guatemala city
Tel: 502-3033-5056
E-mail: info@asomet.org
Website: http://www.congreso.alsoweb.net

26 - 28 October 2017 - Zagreb, Croatia

Education in OSH, emerging trends and unmet needs

Organized by: Scientific Committee Education and Training in Occupational Health
Supported by: Croatian Institute for Health Protection and Safety at Work
Organized by SC: SC Education and Training in Occupational Health, SC Rural Health: Agriculture, Pesticides and Organic Dusts, and SC Effectiveness in Occupational Health

Topics:
  • Experiences in training health professionals: current situation and unmet needs around the globe
  • International collaboration in strengthening capacities in OSH training
  • Education of students and professionals- troubleshooting and how to do it
  • Education of new target groups 5. Actors in international OSH education
  • Family doctors and occupational health specialists: collaboration and prospects for the future- what's more: education or communication
  • Effectiveness in Occupational Health Services 8. Education in Occupational Health and Safety in Agriculture

Contact Information
Address: Radoslava Cimermana 64a 10000 Zagreb, Croatia
Tel: +385-1-777-2-635
Fax: +385-1-655-8-704
E-mail: marija.bubas@gmail.com
Website: http://www.icoh-scetoh2017.org/

28 - 30 November 2017 - Khon Kaen, Thailand

10th International Joint Conference on Occupational Health for Healthcare Workers: Health & wellbeing in the health care sector; addressing current threats to workers

Organized by: ICOH Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers & Scientific Committee of Women Health and Work
Sponsored by: Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University, Khon Kaen, Thailand The Association of Occupational and Environmental Diseases of Thailand Bureau of Occupational and Environmental Diseases, Department of Disease Control, Ministry of Public Health
Co-sponsored by ICOH SC: Scientific Committee of Women Health and Work & Scientific Committee on Occupational Health for Health Care Workers

Topics: Crisis / transition of healthcare sector & healthcare workers Prioritizing healthcare workers' safety - Organizing an occupational health system for healthcare workers Healthcare workers' issues in areas of political conflict & / or violence - Emerging diseases & emergency preparedness Chemical, biological, physical risks in healthcare setting - Psychosocial issues for healthcare workers Immunization for healthcare workers The impaired healthcare workers PRE - CONFERENCE WORHSHOP (November 27, 2017): 1. Introduction to HealthWISE 2. Risk evaluation and management in manual handling of patients and materials in health care settings in Thailand 3. Industrial hygiene measurement in the hospital environment.

Contact Information
Address: Unit of Occupational Medicine - Department of Community Medicine - Faculty of Medicine Khon Kaen University - Khon Kaen, Thailand 40002
Tel: +66 43 363 588 or +66 43 363 587
Fax: +66 43 202 488
E-mail: naesinee@kku.ac.th
E-mail: cnaesi@gmail.com
Website: www.ohhcw2017.org

29 April - 4 May 2018 - Convention Centre Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

32nd International Congress on Occupational Health - ICOH 2018

Conference Theme: Occupational Health and Wellbeing: linking research to practice

Objectives:
To collaborate with the ICOH Scientific Committees, Board Members & Regional/National Secretaries to offer an exciting and challenging programme;
To cover a wide range of occupational, safety and health topics demonstrating how research translates into excellence in practice;
To advance research and evidence-based approaches in occupational safety and health by promoting local, regional and global examples;
To offer a blend of plenary, semi-plenary, mini-symposia, seminars, workshops, worksite visits, special and oral sessions that will demonstrate the scope of occupational safety and health practice and how that can effectively protect and promote the health of all workers.

The conference will have many different elements to it which including keynote speeches, semi-plenary sessions, symposia, special sessions, poster sessions and a marketplace.

Website: http://icoh2018.org/wp/