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Ref.No. [Initiator]
AUS-106 [Headquarters]
Status
Pending
Title of the centre:
  Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Dr Jodi Oakman
 




Institution:
  Centre for Ergonomics & Human Factors
  La Trobe University
Address:
  La Trobe University, Bundoora
  3086
  Bundoora VIC
Town:
  Victoria
Country:
  AUSTRALIA
Region:
  WPRO
Phone:
  + 61 3 9479 5746
Fax:
  + 61 3 9479 5784
Date of Designation:
  27/Mar/2013
Last Redesignation:
  27/Mar/2013
Expiry:
  27/Mar/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. Contribute to the development of a toolkit for workplace use in managing risk of musculoskeletal disorders. 
  2. Develop a network of experts in risk management of work-related musculoskeletal disorders 
  3. Liaise with the WHO network on behalf of the IEA (NGO in official relations) regarding possible IEA contributions to the network's workplan, including IEA work on musculoskeletal disorder risk management. 
  4. Contribute to the implementation of the WHO Global Plan of Action for Workers' Health and collaborate with members of the network towards defined outputs and products 
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  3. Development and application of appropriate technology 
WHO Outputs:
  3.5.2 - Norms and standards established and guidelines developed for environmental and occupational health risks and benefits associated with, for example, air and noise pollution, chemicals, waste, water and sanitation, radiation, nanotechnologies and climate change
  3.5.1 - Countries enabled to assess health risks and develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental and occupational risks
 
Responsible Officer:
  KORTUM Evelyn G.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3531
Email:
  kortume@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KIM Rok Ho
Phone:
  679 3234141
Email:
  kimr@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork