A NIVA Program
March 22 – 24, 2010
Organized by: Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health (NIVA)
Co-sponsored by: ICOH: Scientific Committee on Cardiology in Occupational Health and ICOH Scientific Committee on Occupational Medicine
28th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL LABOUR PROCESS CONFERENCE
March 15 – 17, 2010
“New Paradigms for New Systems of Work: A Challenge for the Quality of Work Life”
September 27-30, 2009
An interesting article entitled “What does Obama’s Win Mean for Workplace Health and Safety?” has been posted on the Environmental Health & Safety Today website. Some interesting points from the article:
Esteemed colleague Ellen Rosskam has co-edited a volume in the Rotuledge Studies in Education and Neoliberalism Series entitled “The Developing World and State Education: Neoliberal Depredation and Egalitarian Alternatives“.
A new article by Laine et al, “Job Strain as a Predictor of Disability Pension: The Finnish Public Sector Study”
The Department of Labor has officially proposed a rule which would change the way two agencies, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), calculate on-the-job risks.
A new Australian study finds that almost one in six cases of depression among working people are caused by job stress.
I’ve recently returned from a conference in Medellín Colombia – held September 2nd -5th, 2008 and sponsored by RIPSOL (see below) intended to discuss psychosocialwork factors and their impact on health (the 1st such conference held in Colombia).