ICOH election tenure 2012-2014

Announcement of the candidates for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2012-2014.

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ICOH declaration on World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2011

The International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) renews its call for joint actions for developing occupational health and safety programmes meeting the changing needs at the workplace in globalizing economy.

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Working Group on Nanomaterial Workers’ Health

At the ICOH midterm meeting in February 2011, a proposal was supported to develop a Working Group on Nanomaterial Workers’ Health. Members of ICOH who are interested in this topic and in developing a plan of action for the Working Group, ultimately leading the formation of a Scientific Committee, are requested to contact the organizers.

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Successful inclusion of young workers into WHO Executive Board Child Injury Prevention Resolution!!!!!!!!

The joint statement of the ICOH, IEA and IOHA regarding inclusion of young workers in the WHO Child Injury Prevention draft resolution that was made at the May 2010 Executive Board meeting in Geneva was the initiation of efforts that resulted in success at the January 2011 meeting!

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ICOH Mid-term Meeting 2 – 4 February 2011 – Milan, Italy

ICOH Officers, Board Members and Scientific Committees officers, will attend the ICOH Mid-term Meeting that will be hosted by the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health “Clinica del Lavoro L. Devoto” of the University of Milan, 2 - 4 February 2011.

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Message from the President

Dear ICOH Colleagues,

The various guidance documents produced through our ICOH activities are utilized as important references for assessing and controlling health and safety risks at work. Many of them result from ICOH Scientific Committees or international task forces in which ICOH members are involved as key experts. We all know we need to accelerate our joint work in this direction.
When I attended the meetings of some of our Scientific Committees held this year, I was pleased to note that concrete plans are envisioned for producing useful guidance documents by these SCs.

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ICOH/IEA/IOHA joint statement at WHO Executive Board Meeting, Geneva - 22 May 2010

The joint statement of the ICOH, IEA and IOHA regarding Child Injury Prevention was successfully presented by Prof. Michel Guillemin, ICOH Board Member , during the WHO Executive Board Meeting held on 22 May 2010 in Geneva.
Prof. Guillemin, ICOH representative at the meeting, made the presentation on behalf of the three organizations.

Look at the ICOH/IEA/IOHA joint statement.

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ICOH Working Group on Participatory Approaches in Occupational Health

ICOH President, Dr. Kazutaka Kogi, appointed members of the ICOH Working Group on Participatory Approaches in Occupational Health for the triennium of 2009-2012 that will be composed by Dr. Khai, Ms. Buckheit, Dr. Hasle, Mr. Husberg, Dr. Itani, Ms. Sudthida, Ms. Maciel and Dear Dr. Woo.

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Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration between IARM and ICOH

The Memorandum of Understanding on collaboration between the International Commission on Occupational Health and the International Association of Rural Health & Medicine was agreed during the 17th International Congress of Agricultural Medicine and Rural Health held in Cartagena, Colombia, and signed in December 2009.

Look at the Official Memorandum signed by the ICOH President, dr. Kazutaka Kogi and dr. Ashok Patil, President of the International Association of Rural Health & Medicine.

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The Minutes of the ICOH 2009 General Assemblies and the Board Meetings are now available

The final release of the ICOH 2009 minutes is now available on the section Reports.
Reports and decisions adopeted by the Board and the General Assembly during the 29th ICOH International Congress can be consulted in the dedicated section.

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