ICOH on World Day for Safety and Health at Work: 28 April 2008

The globalizing work life sets continuously new challenges in both the industrialized and the developing world to International Organizations, National Authorities, Trade Unions, Employers and Occupational Health and Safety Professionals in the protection of the health and safety of Workers.

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ICOH Code of Ethics has been adopted by Italian Legislation

ICOH International Code of Ethics for OH Professionals has been adopted as term of reference in the new Framework Act for occupational safety and health ("Decreto legislativo 81/08") signed by the President of the Italian Republic on April 9, 2008. We trust that after the Argentinean adoption, this is a new important recognition of the Code of Ethics and the Organization itself."

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ICOH statement on the 28th April World Day for Safety and Health at Work

In spite of the impressive progress made in the improvement of health, safety and social conditions of work, in the industrialized countries, and a number of good examples from developing countries, the need for occupational health and safety in the rapidly changing world of work is growing." Download PDF

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Implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

The first WHO Global Public Health Treaty - The WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) - has been adopted by 40 countries. In accordance with the provisions of the Convention the Treaty entered into force for the first 40 Contracting Parties on Sunday, 27 February 2005.

For this important occasion a ceremony was held in the WHO headquarters in Geneva on 28th February 2005 where WHO Member States’ Contracting Parties to the WHO FCTC and all other WHO Member States and regional economic integration organizations were invited.

ICOH have been contributing in the FCTC development and implementation with many initiatives including the output of the network of tobacco free workplaces.

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Report of the Conference on “Environment and Reproduction”

The Italian Society of Reproductive Toxicology in collaboration with the Scientific Committee on Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace organized a Conference on the theme “Environment and Reproduction” in the University of Chieti School of Medicine on April 2-3, 2004.

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