WHO Offers New Free Online Courses for Frontline Responders

The World Health Organization has started a free online course platform aimed at responders to disease outbreaks and health emergencies.

OpenWHO is WHO’s new interactive, web-based, knowledge-transfer platform offering online courses to improve responses to health emergencies. OpenWHO enables the Organization and its partners to quickly transfer life-saving knowledge to large numbers of frontline responders […]

Introduction to Analytical Chemistry for Hygienists

Unless you entered occupational hygiene from a background in chemistry, analytical chemistry is probably not a hygiene rubric that you are strong in. If you have always wished that you knew more analytical chemistry as it applies to occupational hygiene, you may be interested in a new eLearning course being offered by AIHA. If you […]

Zoom Webinar Available

As many of the visitors to this site know, I am a proponent of the Zoom video conferencing application for mentoring and small group meetings. Periodically Zoom offers a training session to familiarize users with its capabilities. If you are new to Zoom, this is a good way to learn how to use it. Since […]

Ross Di Corleto’s Latest Post on Heat Stress

WHWB member Ross Di Corleto has posted a new article on his blog The Thermal Environment dealing with myths, near myths and facts related to blanket statements often used in discussions of heat stress. As always, this latest from The Thermal Environment is informative and should clear up some misconceptions related to heat stress. You […]

WHWB Mentoring

This is just a note to remind visitors to the site that WHWB offers a mentoring program to individuals new to the occupational health field. Among our members are a number of very experienced senior health and safety professionals who have volunteered to act as mentors to less experienced and new entrants to the field. […]

OHTA Course – W201 offered in Hanoi, Vietnam

Fifty-four students attended the OHTA Introductory Occupational Hygiene course, held in Hanoi June 20 – 24, 2016 and sponsored by the Vietnamese National Institute of Occupational and Environmental Health, the American Industrial Hygiene Association and Workplace Health Without Borders. The course was taught by WHWB members Elaine Lindars, PhD, COH, (lead instructor), assisted by Mary […]