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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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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Training – Seventeen Countries, Three Languages, 48 Participants

Workplace Health Without Borders (WHWB) partnered with OSHAfrica[1], University of Brasilia[2], IOHA[3], BECOH and the OHTA[4] to provide training in an alternative fashion. The pandemic has caused us to rethink our approach to training, often moving to 100% online due to the pandemic’s travel constraints. Using both synchronous (together) and asynchronous (on your own time)

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Webinar on COVID-19 Lessons from Latin America, April 21

Workplace Health Without Borders Webinar  COVID-19 and Workers in the Informal Economy:Lessons from Latin America Wednesday, April 21, 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC 15:00) Register here Workers in the informal economy — often poorly paid, precarious, at risk, but also the most essential.  Dra. Gerry Eijkemans, PAHO/WHO and Dr. Fabricio Augusto Menegon will speak at the next

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WHWB Webinar with Dr. Jukka Takala, March 11, 10:00 a.m. EST on Zoom

Register here.    As part of our series, Taking Stock; Moving Forward – Reflections on Occupational Health in the time of COVID, Dr. Takala will document how COVID-19 has revealed gaps in workers’ protection and how it has compounded the risks which already fall disproportionately on the most vulnerable workers.    Dr. Takala has a unique, global perspective

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