DAY 1 - 13th September 2018

08.00- 17.30 Scientific Poster Session & Exhibition
07.30-09.25 Registration
09.25-09.30 Safety briefing video

Arrival of guest of honour

National anthem of Malaysia

Welcome performance

Welcome Speech by Dr Priya Ragunath, Chairman, Society of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Malaysian Medical Association

Keynote address - Building a Better Workplace & officiating ceremony by Ir Zailee bin Dollah, Deputy Director General, Department of Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Human Resources Malaysia
Chair: Assoc.Prof. Dr. G. Jayakumar

Opening gimmick & cultural performance       

Photo session

11.00-11.30 Coffee Break

Theme: Occupational Epidemiology -
Current Scenario of Occupational Diseases

Symposium 1
Asbestos Related Diseases - Recent Findings From Research And Current Practice
(Prof Dr. Ken Takahashi,
Asbestos Diseases Research Institute, Sydney, Australia
Chair: Dr Dayanath Manivasagam

Symposium 2
Stress At The Workplace. What Can We Do About It?
(Prof Dr. Jeyakumar,
Perdana University, Malaysia
Chair: Dr Lim Jac Fang


12.30-14.00 Evaluation session for scientific posters

Theme : Occupational Exposure Assessment

Symposium 3
Occupational Exposure Assessment
(Prof Dr. Tim Driscoll,
University of Sydney, Australia
Chair: Dr Ganesh Balasingam

Symposium 4
Migration, Work And Occupational Exposure In Australia
(Prof Dr. Alison Reid,
Curtin University, Australia
Chair: Dr Suhaimi Yaakof

15.30-16.00 Coffee Break

Chair:  Dr Marzuki Isahak
Co-chair: Dr Halim Ismail

1.Title: Hand-Arm Vibration Syndrome Among Tyre Shop Workers In Kelantan
Speaker: Asraf Ahmad Qamruddin, Department of Community Medicine, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Kubang Kerian, Kelantan

2. Title: Employee Assistance Programme – Is It Effective To Reduce Stress Amongst Healthcare Workers?
Speaker: Peter Chang Chung Meng, Department of Community Medicine & Public Health, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences Universiti Malaysia Sarawak.

3.Title: The Trials and Tribulations Of Managing Business Travelers.
Speaker: Abed Onn, Occupational Health Advisor, Subang Jaya, Malaysia

4.Title: An Assessment of The Indoor Air Quality in The Adults And Neonatal Intensive Care Unit In A Hospital
Speaker: Lim Jac Fang, Department of Health, Sabah, Malaysia

5. Title: Prevalence of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorder Among Mine Workers
Speaker: Shalvin Nimje, Department of Occupational Health, National Institute of Miners’ Health, Ministry of Mines, Government of India

6. Title: Asbestos Banning And The Implementation Of European Asbestos Legislation In Turkey
Speaker: Dilan Atalay, Institute of Research and Development of Occupational Health and Safety, Department of Occupational Health and Safety, Ministry of Family, Labour and Social Services, Ankara, Turkey

7. Title: Prevalence Of Noise Inducted Hearing Loss Among Mine Workers
Speaker: Sarang Dhatrak, Department of Occupational Health, National Institute of Miners’ Health, Ministry of Mines, Government of India

19.30-22.00 End of Day 1