Occupational Health Seminar

Guangdong & Shanghai | July 2013

The following questions were discussed during the seminar:

  1. Does annual indoor air quality testing comprise the current occupational hazard assessment requirement?
  2. Can we use commercial testing companies for our annual occupational hazard testing? Can the test report be used as evidence for lawsuits?
  3. When and how does one use MAC, TWA, STEL in an annual and/or current hazard assessment?
  4. Is it compulsory to use a third party for occupational hazard assessment?
  5. How do we follow up with occupational contraindication during on-the-job medical screening? How do we define occupational damage in these cases?
  6. How do we follow up with suspected or observed occupational diseases?
  7. How do we balance medical surveillance costs with potentially exposing occupants?
  8. How do we define the lowest exposure levels for groups/individuals who need medical surveillance?
  9. What kind of indirect exposure should be treated as occupational exposure with compulsory medical surveillance?
  10. Do you have data/case studies concerning preventive expenditures vs. remediation costs for occupational diseases?

Panel Discussion Tags:

Occupational disease legislation, amendments, governance, diagnosis, identification, compensation, compliance, legal responsibilities, crisis management, prevention, medical surveillance, NGO, procurement agreement, monitoring & measurement, assessment, banned substances, site assessment, engineering controls, PPE, replacement, RoIs, project management.


OH Compliance
• Occupational diseases

• Law enforcement
• New laws and impacts

Tea break

Occupational Health Compliance
• Risks and prevention
• Case studies

• Best practices

Lunch (Buffet)

Occupational Health Assessment
• Laws, status, strategies

• Assessment types and risks

• Key issue control

Tea break

PPE Selection
• Core standards and principals

• Protection effectiveness

• Effective cost control

Panel discussion and wrap-up

Expert profiles

The keynote speakers/trainers are from:

  • Guangdong Occupational Disease Treatment and Prevention Hospital
  • 3M
  • Openview (Former partner of NEWAsia)

Guangdong Occupational Disease Treatment and Prevention Hospital leads occupational disease diagnosis, treatment, investigation, prevention, and occupational hazards assessment and control in China. 15 new occupational diseases were recognized by this professional organization over the past years. Their experience and professionalism enhance competencies in overcoming occupational risks, improving governance, and developing occupational health codes and standards.

3M is a best-in-class PPE and labor protection technical support service provider.

Openview (former NEWAsia business partner) is authorized by the Fair Labour Association (FLA) for CSR auditing.