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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WHWB co-sponsors letter to Canadian officials on aerosol spread of COVID-19

WHWB, along with several other Canadian non-profit organizations, sponsored a letter to Canadian government officials about aerosol transmission of SARS-CoV-2.  The letter, signed by more than 500 occupational health and safety experts, physicians, nurses, engineers, and scientists, calls for recognition of aerosol transmission and more efforts to provide good ventilation and PPE to prevent COVID-19.

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