OEHS Annual Scientific Meeting 2015 – Updates in Workplace Health

Date: 28 August 2015, Friday
Venue: Imagination Room, National Library
Time: 12.30pm to 5pm

The OEHS General Meeting for members only will follow after the Scientific Meeting.
For details of the Annual Scientific Meeting, please click here.

The 31st International Congress on Occupational Health

Date: Sunday May 31, 2015 – Friday June 5, 2015
Venue: COEX Convention Center, Seoul, Korea

For more information on the conference, please refer to the website: http://www.icoh2015.org/eng/sub/introduction/about01.php

2015 International Industrial Hygiene Conference and Professional Development Courses

Date: 10 – 12 February 2015
Venue: Mumbai, India

For more information regarding the conference, please click here for the programme.

SEANES (South East Asia Network of Ergonomic Societies) 2014 Conference

Event Date: 2 – 4 December, 2014
Event Venue: Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, 317 Outram Road, Singapore 169075
Objectives of Event:

The goal of the SEANES 2014 Conference is to enhance awareness of the importance of Human Factors Engineering (HFE) in various human activities and application domains, including product design, learning, communication, healthcare, transport, defence & security and workplace safety. The robustness and innovativeness of Singapore provide an excellent venue for scientific exchanges and learning among researchers, practitioners and policy-makers, across professions & disciplines, particularly for the Southeast Asian region.

Highlights (2nd to 4th Dec):
SEANES 2014 features prominent international speakers, and covers a wide range of topics that shape HFE. Be ready to excite your brain with the issues presented.
Don’t miss this opportunity to interact with our renowned speakers.

Pre-conference Workshops (1st Dec):
Some of our speakers are also offering pre-conference workshops that provide in-depth, learning opportunities on specific HF/E topics for students and professionals.
Register early to secure your participation.

Registration:
Ergonomics Society of Singapore (ERGOSS) invites OEHS members to register to attend the SEANES 2014 Conference to be held December 1-4 in vibrant Singapore at a special rate of S$850. When you register for the conference, please choose the button “I am from a Developing Country (S$850)” and attach a file simply with the word OEHS Member. That will help us to identify you and grant you the special rate.

For more information on the conference, please refer to the website: http://seanes2014.org/registration.html


AIHA/MIHA Asia Pacific OH + EHS Conference + Exhibition 2014

Event Date: 4 – 6 November 2014
Event Venue: InterContinental Kuala Lumpur Hotel, Malaysia
Event Website: www.aihamihaap.org

Registration is open! Register NOW for maximum savings!
Early registration deadline: 19 September 2014
Advance registration deadline: 17 October 2014

ACOH 2014, 2 – 4 September 2014 at Fukuoka, Japan

For more information on the conference, please refer to the website: http://www.acoh2014.com/speakers.html

OEHS Annual Scientific Meeting and AGM 2014 on 22 August 2014

The Annual Scientific Seminar and AGM will take place on 22 August 2014. Theme of the seminar is “Updates in Workplace Health”.

Details of the Seminar is available here.
The seminar will be held at seminar room @ 33 Hyderbad Road, HORTPARK. The event will start at 1pm and end at 3.00pm.

Cost of the Seminar: :
OEHS Member – FOC ; Non-Member – S$30
For registration, please send an email to oehsadmin@gmail.com with your name, mobile no, mailing address & organisation by 15 August 2014.
CME points and SDU points are in the process of application.

International Conference on Occupational Medicine, 17 – 18 May 2014 at Kuala Lumpur

For more information on the conference, please click here for the brochure.

Occupational Hygiene 2014

Professional Development Courses, Monday 7 April 2013
The PDC will precede OH 2014 and will be conducted at the Nottingham Trent University Conference Centre. Each PDC course is worth 1 CPD point. The four PDC are:

1. Practical Bayesain Approaches for Strengthening Exposure & Control Banding Programs
2. Practical Ethics for Occupational Hygienists
3. Certificate of Operational Competent in Occupational Hygiene – Oral Interview Taster Day
4. Diploma of Professional Competence in Occupational Hygiene – One Day Taster Day

For more information and booking of the PDC, visit the website: www.bohs.org/oh2014/pdccourses/.
Fee: Each course is £210 + VAT

2013 AIHA Asia Pactific OH Conference & Exhibition

Early registration has been extended to 30 August 2013. For more information, please go the website – http://www.aihaap.org/reg-hotel/Pages/default.aspx

Upcoming AIOH 31st Annual Conference & Exhibition in Sydney, Australia

This conference will be taking place from 30 November to 4 December 2013. It will be held in Sydney, Australia for the first time in its 31 years history. For more information, please visit their website at http://www.cvent.com/events/31st-annual-conference-exhibition-of-the-australian-institute-of-occupational-hygienists/event-summary-1317500801ac44ac959c7c03103b52f7.aspx

OEHS Annual Scientific Seminar and Annual General Meeting 2013

The Annual Scientific Seminar and AGM will take place on 31 August 2013. Theme of the seminar is “Occupational Hygiene Accreditation Framework for Singapore”. Programs include the launch of the framework by Mr Tan Kia Tang, MOM, sharing of the framework by OEHS and sharings by 3 practicing Industrial Hygienists from different industries in Singapore. Details of the Seminar is available here.

The seminar will be held at Singhealth Auditorium, Block B School of Nursing Level 1. The event will start at 9am and end at noon.

Cost of the Seminar: :
OEHS Member – S$10; Non-Member – S$30

For registration, please send an email to oehsadmin@gmail.com with your name, mobile no, mailing address & organisation by 26 August 2013.

CME points and SDU points are in the process of application.

Nomination for Honorary Membership

OEHS is seeking for nomination of suitable Occupational and Environmental Health Professionals for its honorary membership. Submission for the nomination should include the particulars of the nominee and his/ her achievements in the areas of occupational and environmental health. Nominee should be individuals with outstanding contribution to the OEHS or in the field of Occupational and Environmental Health in Singapore.

All nominations should reach the Society via email to oehsadmin@gmail.com by the 30 April 2013. The Society will consider all nominations and the results will be announced in September 2013.

Posters for the 2013 AIHA Asia Pactific OH Conference & Exhibition

AIHA is calling for posters for the upcoming 2013 AIHA Asia Pacific OH Conference & Exhibition in Singapore from 29 Oct 2013 to 31 Oct 2013.
OEHS is a supporting organisation for the conference. If you are interested to submit posters or papers on Industrial Hygiene and related topic, please send it by Oct 15 2013.

For more information, please refer to this web link: http://www.aihaap.org/programme/Pages/SubmitaPoster.aspx

Professional Update/ Industrial Hygiene Lunch Time Seminar

Topic:
Occupational Exposure to Indium and its Pulmonary Toxicity in Indium-processing Workers
Abstract:
Recently we have measured airborne indium concentration of workers exposures in indium processes such as LCD and LED panel manufacturing processes. Indium is a newly emerging issue in the high-tech industry. In this presentation, toxicity and several OD cases of induum will be introduced and workers exposure levels in several companies in Korea will be presented.

Speaker:
Prof. Doo Yong Park, DrPH, CIH, Professor of Occupational Safety and Health/ Department of Mechanical Engineering, Hansung University, South Korea

Date:
28 February 2013 (Thursday)
Time:
1.00pm to 2.00pm.
Venue:
Casurina Room, #02-01, MD3, Saw Swee Hock School of Public Health, National University of Singapore

A short write of the siminar is available here.

Factory Visit to GSK Plant at 1 Pioneer Section 1

The Occupational and Environmental Health Society (OEHS) is privileged to be granted a visit to the GSK Plant (at 1 Pioneer Sector 1, Singapore) on 27 Nov 2012, 1.30pm to 4.30pm. The visit is limited to the first 15 registrations. This visit is restricted to members only and is free of charge. There will be a plant tour for the visiting members. In addition,members will be provided with insights on good occupational health and hygiene practices and HSE management in a pharmaceutical primary manufacturing site.

Visitors are encouraged to be donned in long pants and covered shoes (ie no high heel or sandals). Personal protective equipment (PPE) required would be safety spectacles and safety shoes. Laboratory coats would be provided on site.

Please sign up with your name, NRIC/passport number, company, contact number and email address. If you are driving, please provide your car registration number too. Kindly register before 10 Nov 2012. We will inform the successful registrants on further logistics arrangements.

A short write up of the visit is available here.

2012 OEHS Annual Scientific Meeting and Annual General Meeting

Topics:
Updates in Occupational Exposure Management.
Date:
18 August 2012 (Saturday)
Time:
9.00am to 11.50am.

Venue:
Singhealth Auditorium, Block B School of Nursing, Level 1

For the write-up of the events, please click here.

2012 AIHA Asia Pacific OH + EHS Conference + Exhibition

Held in Singapore from 14-16 November at the Raffles City Convention Centre (RCCC).
Visit the conference website at http://www.aiha.org/asiapacific/index.html for more updates
Early Registration Deadline ends 1 September 2012
OEHS is a supporting organisation for this Conference.

Lunchtime Seminar on Chemical Safety Controls

Organised by OEHS and SGH Safety Network

Topics:
Click here for more information about the seminar
Date:
28 May 2012 (Monday)
Venue:
Room 1, Postgraduate Medical Institute, Blk 4 level 1, 9 Hospital Drive, Singapore General Hospital