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 […]

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 […]

Noise and ears bones

Do someone help me about the actions of vibrations in the little ears bones? I have read many information and I have found the mention about it on them but nothing technically enough to understand the conception.

Are there a minimal limit of decibel to not generate this kind of condition on it or even […]

Canada ‘moving forward’ on asbestos ban

According to CBC Ottawa, Canada’s Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, has made the federal government’s first commitment to move forward with a plan to ban asbestos. In an article published early today on the CBC website, they quoted Trudeau as saying:

“We’ve actually made the commitment that we are moving forward on a ban … here […]