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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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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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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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