STIRLING UNIVERSITY Occupational and Environmental Health Research Group,
Centre for Public Health and Population Health Research
WORKSHOP ON OCCUPATIONAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY - INTERNATIONAL PERSPECTIVES. TUESDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER 2011. STIRLING CAMPUS
10.30am Coffee and 10.45 Introductions
11.00 Precarious work and health and safety: the big picture. Professor Michael Quinlan. Australian School of Business, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Michael researches regulatory aspects of employment. He has interests in precarious employment, immigrant, foreign and vulnerable workers and has served on government bodies providing advice on policy and regulatory issues including recent mining disasters in the Pacific region.
12.00- 1.30 Lunch
1.30 – 2.10. Disasters at work with specific reference to mining in Australia, the USA, Canada and NZ: Lessons for the UK? Michael Quinlan.
2.30 – 3.00. Occupational and Environmental Cancer Prevention: an international perspective. Lessons for Scotland? Andrew Watterson. Occupational and Environmental Health Research Group, University of Stirling, Scotland
3.00 – 3.10 Questions
3.10 – 3.50. Toxics Use Reduction in the workplace and wider environment: the successes of TURI in USA and lessons for Scotland? Pam Eliason. Toxics Use Research Institute, University of Massachusetts, USA. Pam is an engineer by training and Senior Associate Director and Industry Research Program Manager
The workshop is free and open to all. However, it would be useful if you could let us know if you intend to come in terms of planning numbers. Contact
. Lunch is not provided but there are several places on campus where food is available.