Dr Richard Graveling, Principal Ergonomist at IOM, has co-authored a briefing paper requested by the EMPL Committee (European Parliament). IOM Researcher Dr Eva Giagloglou contributed to this publication that reflects some of the expected issues in the workplaces of the future.
This paper briefly explains the technology of RFID chip implants; explores current applications; and considers legal, ethical, health, and security issues relating to their potential use in the workplace.
This document was prepared by Milieu/IOM Ltd at the request of the Committee on Employment and Social Affairs of the European Parliament
On November 12, 2019, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) will hold a webinar on the amended information requirements for nanoforms under the Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH) regulation.
On September 19, 2019, the European Union (EU) Observatory for Nanomaterials (EUON) announced the results of a study it commissioned to examine “next generation” nanomaterials and determine whether the current terminology used in the EU chemicals regulations, as well as the implementation of the current legal requirements for identifying nanomaterials, are likely to pose technical challenges.
The National Nanotechnology Initiative will hold a webinar on October 8, 2019, on “Evaluating Worker and Consumer Exposure to Engineered Nanomaterials.” The webinar, part of NNI’s 2019 series on the environmental, health, and safety effects of nanomaterials (nanoEHS), will examine the tools, techniques, and successes in assessing and managing potential effects of engineered nanomaterials (ENM) in the workplace and consumer environments.
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.
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