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 […]

OHS Initiative for Workers and Community in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Garrett Brown has shared a third update on the OHS Initiative for Workers and Community in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The project is well underway with the hiring of the four staff members and the launch of start-up activities.

The key activity this spring has been work on developing an effective and accessible curriculum, materials and lesson […]

Heat Related Injuries Survey

 

WHWB member Ross Di Corleto has just posted a notification of an important heat related injuries survey on his blog, The Thermal Environment.

The University of Adelaide is heading a research project looking into heat related injuries in industry. This project is funded by the Australian Research Council and is being conducted by […]

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 […]

Free Online Occupational Health Course – March 20, 2017

Last year we announced a free online course Occupational Health in Developing Countries offered by the University of Bergen. WHWB member Ross Di Corleto has drawn our attention to the fact that the course is being offered again, with the next session starting on March 20, 2017. This free online course provides an introduction to […]