We are one of the longest-established independent occupational and environmental health research institutes in the world.
As part of IOM’s 50th-anniversary programme, a number of IOM staff attended the annual British Occupational Hygiene Society (BOHS) conference OH2019 in Brighton, to highlight and celebrate the company's vital contributions to promoting healthier workplaces.
As part of IOM’s 50th celebration programme the UK & Ireland Occupational & Environmental Epidemiology and Exposure Science meetings were hosted in Edinburgh at the Surgeons' Hall Museums.
IOSH study measures UV exposure to outdoor workers the first time.Featured: Prof John Cherrie
Today the UK government has published a 'Review of interventions to improve outdoor air quality and public health.'Featured: Prof Sotiris Vardoulakis
Today in The Lancet Neurology, experts in research and clinical practice in brain injury from around the world have asked for balanced news reporting when discussing chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE).Featured: Prof Damien McElvenny
In celebration of our 50th anniversary, Rob Aitken (CEO), is presenting a keynote at OH2019; 'The IOM at 50, lessons from the past and directions for the future.' Following the keynote listen to members of our research team discuss emerging health risks in 21st-century workplaces. You can also meet our Laboratory team at our exhibition stand.
For a full list of upcoming appearances see our News & Events section.
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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