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2017

  • Firefighters and cancer research report

    The IOM has released a Technical Memorandum today: “Firefighters and cancer: the epidemiological evidence”.  This report is an update of the systematic review carried out for IIAC in 2010.  The report...

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  • EPICOH 2017

    IOM is proud to be the host organiser for the 26th International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (EPICOH) which is to take place at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre from ...

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  • IOM nano success story

    The COST Annual Report has been published and includes (on P34) an IOM success story. There is a quote from Professor Lang Tran (Principal Toxicologist at IOM): "The mathematical models created by MOD...

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  • New Research Director

    Following Martie van Tongeren move to the University of Manchester, the IOM has appointed Sotiris Vardoulakis as the new Research Director with effect from 1 May.  We would like to thank Martie van T...

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  • IOM completes the sale of our asbestos surveying division

    Today, 26th May 2017, IOM can announce that we have reached an agreement with E.D.P. Health, Safety and Environment Consultants Limited (‘EDP’) for EDP to purchase our Asbestos Site Services business....

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  • Inhaled Particles XII

    Inhaled Particles XII will be held in Glasgow on the 21 – 25 September. Dr Craig Poland from The University of Edinburgh, and formerly a senior toxicologist at IOM, is Organising Committee Chair.  Her...

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  • EU Occupational Health and Safety Directive Reports published

    The European Commission have now published all of the reports prepared by a multinational team (of which IOM was a part) following a major evaluation of all EU Occupational Health and Safety Directive...

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  • IOM supports a major new initiative on workplace cancer

    Exposure to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) could cause around half a million deaths in Europe over the next 60 years if nothing further is done to protect workers.  We believe that urgent step...

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  • Return to Work after Cancer

    For World Cancer Day (February 4th 2017) the Institution of Occupational Safety and Health have published a new part of their Occupational Health Toolkit on Return to Work after Cancer.  This was base...

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  • James Craufurd Gregory and the first case of Coalworker’s Pneumoconiosis

    Professor Ken Donaldson, Honorary Senior Scientist at IOM, gave a talk today at IOM entitled "James Craufurd Gregory and the first case of Coalworker’s Pneumoconiosis".  Here is a short summary of t...

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  • Chemical safety for workers targeted by next EU enforcement project, including safety data sheet inspection

    The safety of workers will be inspected by 28 EU and EEA Member States. The key element of the project will be to investigate the quality of the safety data sheets (SDSs) that contain guidelines on th...

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