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ICOH – WOPS Conference

“The Changing World of Work”

Driven by technological innovations, globalisation and demographic changes, the world of work is changing.

June 14 – 17, 2010

The Evidence-based Approach for Occupational Health Professionals (6001)

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

Work Matters

28th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL LABOUR PROCESS CONFERENCE

March 15 – 17, 2010

Fifth International Conference on Work Environment and Cardiovascular Diseases

“New Paradigms for New Systems of Work:  A Challenge for the Quality of Work Life”

September 27-30, 2009

Cracow, Poland

“What does Obama’s Win Mean for Workplace Health and Safety?”

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:

“The Developing World and State Education:…”

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“.

“Job Strain as a Predictor of Disability Pension:…”

A new article by Laine et al, “Job Strain as a Predictor of Disability Pension: The Finnish Public Sector Study”

Labor department risk rule officially unveiled

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.

Australian study on depression

A new Australian study finds that almost one in six cases of depression among working people are caused by job stress.

Letter from Peter Schnall

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).

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