Thursday, November 06, 2008


IWS Documented News Service
Institute for Workplace Studies----------------- Professor Samuel B. Bacharach
School of Industrial & Labor Relations
-------- Director, Institute for Workplace Studies
Cornell University
16 East 34th Street, 4th floor
---------------------- Stuart Basefsky
New York, NY 10016
-------------------------------Director, IWS News Bureau

World Health Organizaiton (WHO)

Asian Pacific Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety

The newsletter is published since 1997 by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health.

OLDER Issues at

Volume 15, number 2, September 2008
OSH - A Societal Responsibility
[full-text, 20 pages]


27 Editorial
Sameera Al-Tuwaijri, ILO

28 Time for a new global response to global safety and health challenges
Hans-Horst Konkolewsky, ISSA

29 XVIII World Congress and Summit on Safety and Health at Work
Suvi Lehtinen, Finland

30 Seoul Declaration on Safety and Health at Work

31 Occupational health and safety – A societal responsibility
Habibullah Saiyed, Sattar Yoosuf, WHO

33 Occupational health and safety are key elements of corporate social responsibility at China National Offshore Oil Corporation
Song Lisong, P.R. China

36 Occupational safety and health as a contribution to a sustainable socio-economic development in China
Martin Braun, Germany

38 News from Nepal
Paras K. Pokharel, Prajjwal Raut, Nepal
Erkki Kähkönen, Finland

40 Lung function abnormalities among workers exposed in welding operations
Chandrasekharan Nair Kesavachandran, Vipin Bihari,

42 Respiratory morbidity among miners in Rajasthan state – Report of a pilot study
Debasis Chatterjee, Sarang Dhatrak, Subroto Nandi,
B. B. Mandal, Sachin Narwadiya, India

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Director, IWS News Bureau                
Institute for Workplace Studies 
Cornell/ILR School                        
16 E. 34th Street, 4th Floor             
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