ICOH Elections – Tenure 2015-2017Announcement of the candidates for the election of ICOH Officers and members of the Board for Triennium 2015-2017.
The candidates must be eligible under Article 5, section 2 and 8 of the ICOH Constitution. The Officers and the members of the Board shall be elected as set forth in the Bye-Laws for the triennial period separating sessions of the General Assembly. They may be re-elected to the same office for no more than one additional term, with exception of the Secretary-General, who may be elected for more than one additional term. The newly elected Officers take office at the General Assembly convened immediately after the ICOH 2015 Congress.
WHO is looking for occupational health and safety experts in Ebola response in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone.WHO is looking for occupational health and safety experts in Ebola response in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. Minimum 3 months, with possibility for extension. The vacancy notice is available at https://erecruit.who.int/public/hrd-cl-vac-view.asp?o_c=1000&jobinfo_uid_c=30814&vaclng=en
Call for occupational health consultancy, WHO Global Workers’ Health Programme, Geneva (Switzerland)WHO is looking for a motivated specialist in occupational health to help develop global strategy, minimum requirements and resource pack for strengthening the protection of workers’ health in low-income informal sector. The deadline for application is 26 September 2014.
Wonca and ICOH statement on workers and their familiesThe World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) and the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) issued a joint statement on workers’ health on June 27,2014, which forms a good basis for the cooperation between the two organizations.
Look at the WONCA/ICOH Statement.
ICOH Congress 2015 – Online abstract submission is now openDear ICOH Colleague,
The International Commission on Occupational Health is calling for abstracts for the 31st ICOH Congress 31 May – 5 June 2015 in Seoul, Korea. The deadline for abstracts submission is August 31, 2014. Read more
ICOH International Congress Korea 2015 (May 31 – June 5, 2015) 2nd Announcement release and Keynote SpeakersThe 2nd Announcement of ICOH 2015 Congress has been just released. It includes the official list of the Keynote Speakers, all of whom are prominent and competent experts in their respective fields. Read more
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: firstname.lastname@example.org)
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