Call for nomination for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2015-2018According to the current ICOH Bye-Laws the names of the candidates shall be submitted to the
Secretary-General (ICOH Secretariat General c/o INAIL Research Centre
via Fontana Candida, 1 – 00040 Monteporzio Catone (Rome) – Italy
Tel: +39 0694181506 Fax: +39 0694181556 E-mail: email@example.com)
no later than September 15, 2014 12:00 GMT.
1) Nominees have to be supported trough a written endorsement by at least 10 members in good standing for the Board candidacy and at least 15 members in good standing for the Officers candidacy .
2) Candidatures have to be accompanied by the written agreement of the nominee that he/she is willing to serve if elected and a curriculum vitae of no more than 150 words.
3) Candidates have to duly complete the Declaration of Interest Form along with the Curriculum Vitae (form available on the website).
4) A member of the ICOH can be a candidate for one post only... Read more
ICOH declaration on World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2014The 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. In the declaration, Dr. Kogi conveys ICOH congratulations to the 95th Anniversary of the ILO. The theme of the 2014 World Day, Safety and health in the use of chemicals at work, is very timely, and ICOH called in a renewed manner for reinforced joint work for effectively preventing work-related injuries and diseases particularly in dealing with new technologies and chemicals.
The Helsinki Declaration on Management and Elimination of Asbestos-Related DiseasesThe Helsinki Declaration on Management and Elimination of Asbestos-Related Diseases adopted by the International Conference on Monitoring and Surveillance of Asbestos-Related Diseases (10-13 February 2014, Espoo, Finland) has been signed by Prof. Harri Vainio, Chair of the Organizing Committee of the International Conference on Monitoring and Surveillance of Asbestos-Related Diseases and Dr. Kazutaka Kogi, ICOH President.
ICOH Mid-term Meeting
The Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) kindly decided to support ICOH in the organization of the Mid-term Meeting held in conjunction with the International Conference on Monitoring and Surveillance of Asbestos-Related Diseases in the popular and reliable venue of Hanasaari Cultural Centre Espoo, Finland.
8 – 10February 2014 – Helsinki, Finland
ICOH code of ethics revision process calls for ICOH members reviewICOH Secretariat informs all ICOH members that the 2013 table of revisions of the ICOH Code of Ethics proposed at this stage, is available on the ICOH online private area.
ICOH Members are invited to send their text-related comments or recommendations to ICOH Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org) no later than 20 December 2013.
The final version will then be compiled in consultation with the Code Editing Group. In this way, the revised version of the Code for its adoption, with any required modifications, will be presented at the Board Meeting scheduled during the ICOH Midterm Meeting in Helsinki next February.
We really thank all those of you who will give their precious contribution and support in order to improve and finalize a such important document in the field of Occupational Health.