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Ref.No. [Initiator]
CAN-79 [AMRO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre on Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Mr. Louis Lazure
  Mr. Francois Hebert




Institution:
  Scientific Division
  IRSST - Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail.
Address:
  505 De Maisonneuve West, 15th floor
  H3A 3C2
  Québec
Town:
  Montreal
Country:
  CANADA
Region:
  AMRO
Phone:
  514-288-1551 ext. 249
Fax:
  514-288-0998
Date of Designation:
  25/Mar/2013
Last Redesignation:
  25/Mar/2017
Expiry:
  25/Mar/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To contribute and work with PAHO/WHO in the dissemination of information on the characterization, good practices and control of occupational exposures and safe handling of chemicals and carcinogens. 
  2. To contribute and work with PAHO/WHO in the dissemination of information on scientific knowledge of the impacts of climate change and green jobs on occupational health and safety. 
  3. To contribute and work with PAHO/WHO in the calculation and reduction of the burden of occupational diseases and injuries.  
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Training and education 
  3. Collection and collation of information 
WHO Outputs:
  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
  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
  3.5.3 - Public health objectives addressed in implementation of multilateral agreements and conventions on the environment and in relation to the proposed sustainable development goals and the post-2015 development agenda
Responsible Officer:
  RODRIGUEZ GUZMAN Julietta
Phone:
  +1 43307
Email:
  rodriguezj@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  IVANOV Ivan Dimov
Phone:
  +41 22 791 5532
Email:
  IvanovI@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork