Covid-19

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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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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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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