30 October 2019, Wednesday

31. ILO Pneumoconiosis Radiography International Classing Reader Training

31th ILO Pneumoconiosis Radiographies  Internatıonal Classıng Reader Educatıon organized in accordance with the ILO standard training in line with the relevant legislation and the National Pneumoconiosis Prevention Action Plan were carried out in the Presidency of the Institute for Occupational Health and Safety Research and Development.

21 physicians who participated in the training around Turkey were trained by Chest Diseases Specialist Cebrail ŞİMŞEK, Radiology Specialist Ender EVCİK.

İSGÜM President Erol TEKÇE, Vice Presidents Gizem Naz DÖLEK and Hasan OSMAN, as well as Palestine Polytechnic University, Occupational Health and Safety Department Instructor, Occupational Health and Safety Center Director Engineer Nafez M. SHARAWİ participated in the ceremony.

Nafez M. SHARAWİ said that the first official contact took place between the Palestinians and Turkey with İSGÜM's training program in Palestine on 7-8 November 2018. He also stated that there is an infrastructure about future collaborations and projects to be carried out regarding occupational health and safety.

İSGÜM President Erol TEKÇE, speaking at the certificate ceremony, wished success to the physicians participating in the training and said that they are working on the continuation and diversification of the trainings provided.

31th ILO Pneumoconiosis Radıographıes Internatıonal Classıfıcatıon Reader Trainings was successully completed. The  certificates of 21 trainees who have successfully completed the training have been presented by ISGUM managers and valuable trainers. With this training, the number of physicians with pneumoconiosis reader certificate increased to 761.