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Global Workshop on Occupational Skin Disease, 22-23 February 2011, Geneva

A Global Workshop on Occupational Skin Disease (OSD) was held in Geneva February 22 and 23, 2011, organized by the World Health Organization and the European Academy for Dermatology and Venerology. The workshop reviewed current activity related to primary and secondary prevention of OSD. 24 invited


New HAVS publication: “Vibration-white foot: a case report”

CREOD scientist Dr. Aaron Thompson describes the case of a 54 year-old miner with “vibration white foot”, a debilitating condition associated with foot-transmitted vibration exposure. Thompson AM, House R, Krajnak K, Eger T. Occup Med (Lond). 2010 Oct;60(7):572-4. Link to PubMed


Spring 2011 SMH Occupational Medicine Rounds are starting soon!

The first presentation is January 12 2011, 8:00-9:00am with Dr. Paul Demers: “Estimating the Number of Canadians Exposed to Workplace Carcinogens: Challenges & Opportunities”. All Occ Medicine rounds are held in Room 6-002 (Clarice Chalmers Conference Room), 6th Floor Cardinal Car