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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

12 - 13 December 2017 - Helsinki, Finland

Health effects of solar UV radiation in workers: Effective prevention needed

Organized by: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Sponsored by: ICOH
Supported by: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, University of Bologna, University of Modena, ICOH, ILO Organized by SC: Effectiveness in Occupational Health Services & Radiation and Work

Topics:
  • Health effects of workers' exposure to solar UV radiation (mainly concerning the skin and eyes)
  • Effective prevention measures
  • Joint and separate business meetings of the two scientific committees (open to non-members also)

Contact Information
Contact Person: Mr. Jani Ruotsalainen
Address: Neulaniementie 4 PO Box 310 FI-70101 Kuopio Finland
Tel:+358438252709
E-mail: jani.ruotsalainen@ttl.fi
Website: eohs-icoh.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/