We are one of the longest-established independent occupational and environmental health research institutes in the world.
This year IOM celebrates it’s 50th anniversary. The culmination of our celebrations this year will be a reception to be held in the Scottish Parliament on 8th October at 6.00pm. We are delighted that Deputy First Minister for Scotland, John Swinney MSP, will be speaking on behalf of the Scottish Government at the reception.
IOM Senior Scientist Dr Ioannis Basinas, winner of the 2019 Thomas Bedford Memorial Prize, is the first author of a paper published online today in the Annals of Work Exposures and Health: "Archaea and Bacteria Exposure in Danish Livestock Farmers".
IOM scientists Professor John Cherrie and Dr Anne Sleeuwenhoek have co-authored a paper entitled "GuLF DREAM: A Model to Estimate Dermal Exposure Among Oil Spill Response and Clean-up Workers" published in The Annals of Work Exposures and Health
IOM scientists Will Mueller, Peter Ritchie, and Prof Damien McElvenny have co-authored a paper entitled "Cancer incidence among workers with blood lead measurements in two countries" published in the Occupational and Environmental Medicine journal.
Dr Karen Galea, Head of Workplace Exposure Science at IOM, has co-authored a paper entitled "Setting up a collaborative European human biological monitoring study on occupational exposure to hexavalent chromium", published in the "Environmental Research" journal.
Come and join us IOM in Bristol on 17th - 19th June 2019 at this key multi-disciplinary conference for Occupational Health professionals. Dr Damien McElvenny, Principle Epidemiologist at IOM and Professor John Cherrie, Senior Occupational Hygienist and Principal Scientist, will be presenting 'Brain Health of Former Professional Footballers' on Day 1 of the conference. Other sessions cover mental health, MSK issues, travel medicine, vocational rehabilitation, men’s health, workplace noise, fitness to drive, pilot health, military OH, the mental health of doctors, and much more.
Our purpose is to improve people’s health and safety at work, at home and in the environment through excellent independent science to create a healthy and sustainable world.
We have established a unique position as a trusted voice valued by Industry, Government, Academia and the wider public at the centre of science, business and policy-making. This consistency of approach has been our hallmark over our 50 years.
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