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E-waste recycling: Global comparisons in occupational health and safety and policy

Presentation on E-waste issues and comparing US and developing nations. http://whwb-us.org/Documents/General/Arain%20WHWB-US%20Presentation%203-20-19.pdf

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Safety and Health Hazards Created by Hurricane Maria over Puerto Rico

Presentation on hazards following hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico. http://whwb-us.org/Documents/General/IOHA%202018%20Hurricane%20Maria%20Relief%20and%20Recovery%20sm.pdf

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Health and Safety Training for Volunteers

WHWB-US in conjunction with the University of Michigan School of Public Health has developed a pilot health and safety risk awareness program for volunteers helping with disaster recovery or community aid. This project is being developed by WHWB-US member Cheryl … Continue reading

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Thanks to all members who participated in the Amazon Smile 10x

Dear WHWB-US members and supporters, We would like to thank-you for your donations to our organization through your purchases through Amazon Smile this Thursday 16 March.  These actions help us further our mission of building awareness to the plight of … Continue reading

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VPP Grant Award from University of Michigan to WHWB-US Member

Ann Arbor—Ms. Cheryl Schiller has been selected to the Visiting Partners Program (VPP) in Occupational & Environmental Health & Safety at the University of Michigan, part of the Center of Occupational Safety & Health Engineering. Funds for the Visiting Partners Program … Continue reading

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Airborne particulate matter and health-Brick Kilns Project

Dr. Seshenanda Sanjel from the University of Kathmandu in Nepal has had his paper on Brick Kilns in Nepal accepted to present at the AIHCE 2017 in Seattle, WA.   Dr. Sanjel is giving a 20 minute oral presentation.  Dr. Sanjel … Continue reading

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News: WHWB-US and Student Chapter Submit Abstract to Participate in NIOSH USE 2017 Conference

Ann Arbor, Michigan – January 2017. WHWB-US and its student chapter have submitted an abstract to participate in the Understanding Small Enterprise (USE) Conference in Denver, Colorado on October 25–27, 2017. The Center for Health, Work & Environment at the … Continue reading

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News: WHWB-US Board asks the Board of AIHA to support ISEE Lead Ban Proposal

Ann Arbor, Michigan – January 2017. The Board of WHWB-US has penned a letter to the Board of AIHA in support of the ISEE call for a ban on production of certain lead containing products. Previously the Board of AIHA … Continue reading

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News: WHWB-US part of Organizations Represented to Revise ANSI Z10 Standard

Chicago, Illinois -January 2017. The American Society of Safety Engineers, the Secretariat of Z10 Committee, held an organizational meeting to discuss timing and resources needed for the next revision of this Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems Standard. WHWB-US has … Continue reading

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Partnership with Amazon

Help support WHWB-US using Amazon Smile. At no cost to you, your eligible purchases will result in donations of 0.5% of each purchase price to WHWB-US.

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