• Nanotechnology and Occupational Health

    The second international symposium on Nanotechnology and Occupational Health will be held in Minneapolis on October 3-6, 2005. IOM is pleased to be associated as a co-sponsor of this important confere...

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  • The Institute of Occupational Medicine announces new Chief Executive Officer

    The Institute of Occupational Medicine has appointed Dr Philip Woodhead as its new Chief Executive. From 1 February Dr Woodhead will take up his post formerly held by Dr Colin A. Soutar who is retiri...

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  • A workshop on the permeation of chemicals through skin

    Report on percutaneous permeation workshop IOM and a number of collaborators report on a workshop, held with the support of CEFIC (European Chemical Industry Council). The workshop was designed to br...

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  • Infection Risks for Embalmers

    IOM: News IOM report on Infection Risks for Embalmers The job of a funeral director is to arrange for the safe disposal of the body of a deceased person. Embalming can be undertaken to help preserve...

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  • Official opening of IOM's new HQ building

    " The IOM's new £3.5m headquarters were officially opened at Riccarton in Edinburgh on the 30th June 2004 by the Deputy First Minister Jim Wallace. The new state-of-the art 1,992 m2 building, adjace...

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  • Does the flame retardant decaBDE Present a risk to health?

    The Institute of Occupational Medicine was recently asked to provide advice on the potential risks to health associated with current levels of human exposure to Decabromodiphenyl ether (decaBDE) in th...

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  • The IOM has relocated to new purpose built HQ premises

    The Institute of Occupational Medicine Headquarters has now moved to brand new purpose built facilities at Riccarton, adjacent to Heriot Watt University in Edinburgh. The move reflects the increase...

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  • Diabetes and Work | IOM

    Hypoglycaemia does not have to be an impediment to work says new IOM-based research. This finding will provide invaluable evidence for people with diabetes who regularly battle discrimination at work ...

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  • Cloud over island paradise

    " The Soufriere Hills volcano on the West Indies island of Montserrat began erupting in 1995. Plymouth, the island's capital and main population base, is overshadowed by the volcano and now lies und...

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