Modernet Special Session at ICOH 2015, in Seoul, Korea

Together with the ICOH Scientific Committee on Occupational Medicine a special session on Modernet topics was organized during the 31st International Conference on Occupational Health in Seoul, Korea, held from 31 May to 5 June 2015.

You can find the programme underneath

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Special Session


MODERNET: Trends in Occupational Diseases

Topic: Occupational Medicine

Date : June 1 (Mon.)
Time : 14:15-15:45
Location : 301A


MODERNET has been established to develop better occupational disease surveillance methods, including methods to better detect new occupational diseases, improve surveillance data quality, monitor success in reducing the impact of such diseases, better inform OH policy and practice and increase consistency in surveillance approaches between countries. This minisymposium will provide an update on the MODERNET research program and promote discussion on occupational disease surveillance, novel techniques to better detect new occupational diseases, the use of such data to inform occupational health policy and practice and emerging occupational risks in new industries.

Chair : Malcolm Sim (Australia)
Responsible Person : Malcolm Sim (Australia)

1. SS-0279]
A network for development of new techniques for discovering trends in occupational and work-related diseases and tracing new and emerging risks
Raymond M Agius
United Kingdom
2. [SS-0280]
Sector specific health problems detected in OHS data
Lode Godderis
3. [SS-0281]
French RNV3P approach for detection and investigation of new work-related diseases
Gerard Lasfargues
4. SS-0282]
Occupational Health Vigilance in Green Jobs
Gert Van Der Laan
5. [SS-0284] SIGNAAL: online tool for reporting and assessment of new occupational health risks in the Netherlands and Belgium Annet Lenderink