The Fall 2016 COEH Bridges Newsletter has been released exclusively on-line. Relive the highlights from the 2016 COEH Lela Morris Symposium, read about COEH student Diane Gonzalez’s life saving research, and learn about janitors and sexual harassment and much more. Read Bridges.
The Department of Industrial Relations (DIR) has posted California’s 2015 occupational injury and illness summary data on employer-reported injuries. California’s overall incidence rate of nonfatal occupational injuries and illnesses remains unchanged at 3.8 cases per 100 workers for full time employees, the lowest rate in over a decade.
October 29th, 2016 is World Stroke Day, “Face the Facts: Stroke is Treatable.” The campaign aims to raise awareness that stroke is a medical emergency that should be treated immediately.
More information on World Stroke Day is available at http://www.worldstrokecampaign.org/.
Pictured (left to right): Professors Leon Guo (National Taiwan University), Jorma Rantanen (Finland), Max Chang (Tsing-Hua University), David Rempel (UCSF-UCB COEH ), Norito Kawakami (University of Tokyo), and Hung-Yi Chuang (Kaohsiung Medical University)
Professor Emeritus David Rempel was invited by Leon Guo, MD, MPH, PhD, former Occupational and Environmental Medicine fellow (1990) and now Director of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the National Taiwan University (NTU) College of Medicine and NTU Hospital to give a keynote address at the “International Conference on Occupational Health Services” in Taipei on October 6 and 7, 2016. The conference was sponsored by the Department of Labor.
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