Research

Past Projects

Browse our past projects:

ConstructHealth.sg

"ConstructHealth.sg" is a study that is being undertaken by IOM Singapore in response to the government Vision Zero strategy to improve health in the workplace. Our aim is to estimate the number of cases of cancer and non-malignant respiratory diseases in Singapore that may be caused by workplace exposures, specifically as a result of work in the construction sector, and to assess the effectiveness of strategies to reduce this.

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NanoEXS

The NanoEXS project aims to identify more efficient strategies to protect workers along value chains in Singapore, which nanomaterials Singaporean workers are most likely exposed to, what protective strategies are applied and how effective these are. Companies manufacturing or using nanomaterials in Singapore will be identified and interviewed about their production and protective strategies.

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Engineered Nanoparticles in aquatic environment

The objective of this project is to investigate the potential distribution of engineered nanoparticles (ENPs) in Singapore's aquatic environment through quantitative estimates of the presence of ENPs based on information on the use of ENPs-containing consumer products and their life cycle.

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Did you know?

87% was the increase in occupational disease reported in Singapore in 2011 (source: www.wshc.sg)
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