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International Congress of Industrial Medicine

Nature volume 162, page 59 (10 July 1948) | Download Citation



THE ninth International Congress of Industrial Medicine will be held in London, at the Caxton Hall, during September 13-17. The last congress was held in Frankfurt in 1938. The congress will meet in six sections devoted respectively to social aspects, environment, nursing, clinical studies, practice and legal and miscellaneous topics. Among the subjects announced for discussion are incentives, work and skill, dust hazards, pneumokoniosis, physical, biological and psychological effects of environment, effects of working with the newer chemicals and metals, hazards of radiant energy, etc. Further particulars can be obtained from the secretary of the Congress, Room 501, Garden Court Wing, B.M.A. House, Tavistock Square, London, W.C.1.

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