WOP Award Recipients — 2005

Worldwide Outreach Program
Award Recipients — 2005

Laboratory of Occupational and Environmental Health
University of Abomey-Calavi
Republic of Benin

University of Abomey-Calavi’s and Lausanne Institute for Occupational Health Sciences (IST), in collaboration, provide occupational and environmental health training module to physicians in West Africa. Grant funds will be used to procure occupational hygiene and toxicology textbooks and CD ROM in support of its development of a documentation center.

Occupational Hygiene Department
Institute of Occupational and Radiological Health
Serbia and Montenegro

The Institute of Occupational and Radiological Health in Serbia and Montenegro provides educational training for occupational safety and health professionals, investigates and applies new methods of prevention, diagnostics, therapy and rehabilitation in the field of occupational and work-related diseases. Grant funds will be used to procure training materials related to course topics. Funds will help develop a reference library and assist in the education of labor inspectors and occupational hygiene students.

Occupational Health and Hygiene of Labor Environment Department
Institute of Higher Learning In Public Health

The Institute of Higher Learning In Public Health seeks to develop an experience and exchange program between Ergonomics consultants and workers of Venezuela to promote preventative and corrective ergonomics. Grant funds will be utilized to purchase ergonomic measurement instruments, educational materials, computer software and related texts.

Research Department
China Labour Bulletin
Hong Kong

The China Labour Bulletin, a Hong Kong-based labour rights organization, plans to publish and distribute within China a 65-page report on the occupational health and safety (OHS) situation in China, together with a 25 page report on the ongoing silicosis epidemic among jewelry workers to various government and nongovernmental organizations and libraries. Grant funds will be used to offset the costs to produce and publish OSH and Silicosis report.