Welcome to the WHWB Blog

Welcome to the WHWB Blog. We are open to suggestions from members about what they would like to see here and what they would find most useful to them as occupational health professionals. Remember that nothing on this site is cast in stone and we are continually making changes to improve the site’s usefulness. We …

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WHWB at BOHS International Day 2021

WHWB participated in the British Occupational Health and Safety’s (BOHS) first International Day as part of their annual meeting. The day’s message was “Connecting the Minds, Creating the Future” by addressing the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Clink this link to listen to all the speakers or here to hear WHWB’s Jennifer Galvin …

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OHS Training during the Pandemic

WHWB and partners have collaborated to continue OHS training during the Pandemic. OHTA and WHWB are two non-profit organizations in occupational hygiene that are perfect partners. Both are passionately committed to occupational health and safety (OH&S) training globally. A  key mission of WHWB is to share their OH&S expertise through training provided by their global …

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Seasons Greetings!

New release from the Canadian Aerosol Transmission Coalition. – on what governments and everyone can do to prevent airborne transmission of SARS-CoV-2. With wishes for happy and healthy holidays for all. https://www.wigmorising.ca/wp-content/uploads/2021/12/Aerosol-Coalition-solutions-and-action-Dec-23-21.pdf Marianne

Face-piece respirators (N95s and N99s) donated and deployed from Canada

Charitable alliance between Vitacore Industries (Vancouver, BC) and WHWB VItacore Industries is a Vancouver based, Canadian manufacturer of respirators including their proprietary CAN95 and CAN99 (equivalent to N95 and N99) surgical masks. The great news is that they are readily available in Canada and can be ordered online. In addition, Health Canada has certified both the CAN95 and CAN99 as being authorized for use. This …

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Webinar on Child Labour

WHWB Webinar on Child Labour June 23, 10 a.m. EDT Hello Workplace Health Without Borders members and friends.  We want to remind you about our upcoming webinar on child labour, this Wednesday, June 23, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.  Please check your local time here and register here if  you have not yet done so.  See …

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Workplace Health Without Border Webinar

Taking Stock, Looking Forward: African Perspectives on Occupational Safety & Health  in the time of COVID Thursday, May 20, 2021, 10:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, 3:00 p.m. West Africa Time (UTC 14:00) Register here COVID-19 has laid bare fundamental gaps in health at both policy and practice level in Africa. Workers in the informal sectors are the …

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