5076.0 Global topics in occupational health and safety

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:30 AM
The purpose of this session is to learn what are the efforts around the globe that colleagues in occupational health are conducting. It is relevant to know their challenges and accomplishments and compare them with the reality in the US. The potential of collaborations and exchange are valuable and this session in previous years have received good feedback and have been well attended.
Session Objectives: To discuss the experiences in occupational health from international perspectives To identify similarities and potential collaborations that can benefit workers in their occupational settings.
Rima Habib, PhD

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Use of occupational safety measures and health hazards among coal mine workers in Sindh, Pakistan
Mubeen Syed Muhammed, MBBS, MES, MCPS, MPH (Uni of Melbourne) and Jawaria Khan
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Impact of Occupational Diseases in Spain
Salvador Moncada, Senior OHS researcher
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Work Accidents in Spain after the last Legal Reforms
José Aureliano Martín Segura, PhD, Prof, José Luis Navarro Espigares, PhD, Prof, Mgr, Irene Martín Fernández, Student and Antonio R. Álvarez Sánchez, Álvarez

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety
Endorsed by: International Health, Trade and Health Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)