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Category: News

Pay your membership on the website

Modernet is an international membership association, in which members are individual persons – involved in work or dedicated to research into the objectives of Modernet. Why be a member in good standing Modernet has members and asks them to pay a small annual fee to help us run this voluntary association. Being a member will …

Long Covid and return to work support – what works?

A half-day free webinar aiming to understand what works to support people with Long COVID-19. March 22nd, 2022 2:00 PM to 4:30 PM An estimated 1.1 million people living in private households in the UK (1.7% of the population) were experiencing self-reported “long COVID” (symptoms persisting for more than four weeks after the first suspected coronavirus (COVID-19) …

Join our European Survey and Network

There is a significant need for more detailed information on work-related diseases and their risk factors for EU policy-making in the area of health and safety at work. Join our European Survey and Network Therefore, we want to establish a regular European Survey of Occupational Health Physicians (ESOHP) on work-related diseases as well as a related European Network …

Join the ICOH Congress next month

6 – 10 February 2022 – Virtual event 33rd International Congress on Occupational Health – ICOH 2022 ICOH is pleased to announce that the ICOH 33rd International Congress on Occupational Health (ICOH 2022) will be held in a new virtual format on February 6-10, 2022. In consideration of the exceptional circumstances due to the COVID-19 …

Interesting view on de developments in ODs from Slovakia

I came across this article on Occupational Diseases in a broad context (history, figures, modeling, legal issues etc.). I saw it mentioned the Modernet network and our work on comparing systems. It might be interesting to our members and others. Please find underneath the abstract and the link to the free available pdf. Regards, Annet …

New study open for participation: COMETE for Covid-19 MEtiers Territoires

Our Modernet member Maylis Telle-Lamberton asked us to share news on a new study protocol on COVID-19. COMETE for Covid-19 MEtiers Territoires Maylis: “It is a very simple study. Everything is ready now to start the survey in mid-September or October. If anyone wants to share the protocol with us, he is welcome. But if …

Vacancy researcher – Exposure to Asbestos

Location: AmsterdamUMC, The Netherlands Apply before: May 25, 2021 Number of hours: 32 hours per week Apply here: Werken bij amc AMC-EasyRecruit What are you going to do? The adverse health effects of inhalation of asbestos fibres have been known for years. It was not until the 1980s that regulations came into force in many, …

Invitation to a special issue on occupational infectious agents

Our colleague and Modernet member Antoon de Schrijver will be guest editor for a special issue in IJERPH* (The International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health). It will be dedicated to “Infectious Disease Epidemiology 2020: The Importance of (Re)Emerging Occupational Infectious Agents” Special issue information During the last years, media coverage has raised public …

Review pneumococcal outbreaks at shipyards

During our meeting in Berlin 2020, we discussed the pneumococcal outbreaks on shipyards in recent years, based on the presentation on this topic from our Norwegian colleague Tor Erik Danielsen. There were also reports from Finland and France. In the early summer, one of our students used the literature research for her bachelor thesis to …

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