The Silica-Tuberculosis Link: Updating the Relationship and Prevention Practices

Date: 
Thursday, 15 April, 2021 - 16:00 to 17:30
Where: 
online webinar

The International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) Subcommittee on Silica Dust Exposure and TB in coordination with the Mining Occupational Safety and Health (MinOSH) Scientific Committee presents a webinar highlighting the relationship between silica dust exposure and Tuberculosis (TB) risk and exploring strategies to reduce exposures. This webinar is open to all ICOH members and all interested parties at no cost by registering in advance at this link:

BSOH Webinar "SARS-CoV-2, a biological hazard in the workplace"

Date: 
Friday, 12 February, 2021 - 08:30 to 13:00
Where: 
online

In February 2020, the World Health Organization’s director-general declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC) over the ongoing outbreak of the COVID-19 respiratory illness. Exceptional measures are in order to protect workers from infection with SARS-CoV-2. Occupational hygienists are the specialists par excellence in the field of control of the work environment as this is precisely their specific domain of work. In this capacity, they are the best placed of all specialists to develop necessary and useful guidelines to prevent the spread of this virus in the work environment.
Our seminar team selected four distinguished speakers, experts in their own field, to elaborate in depth about the virus, the disease, the exposure and about the prevention of transmission.

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