ICOH scientific committee on Occupational Toxicology
Welcome to the web page for the
ICOH scientific committee on Occupational Toxicology.
We hope to share news on
forthcoming meetings, past meetings and any administrative forms
that may be necessary.
Details of the current Chair and
Secretary of the group are available on the
There is also a
LinkedIn group, available to SCOT members and non-members to
keep up-to-date with ICOH SCOT's activities.
Photo Book of ISBM-10, Naples, Italy now available
Following the successful ISBM-10
conference in Italy in October, a photo book is now
available. The conference was a great success with nearly 200
delegates from 29 countries.
We are now looking for candidates to host the next ISBM.
If you are interested in hosting a future conference, please
on our web page and contact the Secretary to express
SCOT guidelines for
membership criteria and the application process
The guidelines are based on the
criteria set out in the ICOH Guidelines for Scientific Committees
but provide some clarification on the expectations of SCOT
- SCOT members must be a member of ICOH in Good Standing (i.e.
- Members must not already be members of more than two other
Scientific Committees (the ICOH maximum is three committees per
- Members should participate actively in the committee e.g.
through attending SCOT conferences, business meetings and/or
responding to SCOT Officers with regard to new member applications,
group decisions etc.
- Applicants for membership must be currently professionally
active in one of the following fields - toxicology, biological
monitoring, risk assessment, occupational health/medicine or
occupational/industrial hygiene. Other areas may be
considered if the applicant can demonstrate relevance to
occupational toxicology. Existing SCOT members may remain on
the committee beyond retirement providing that they are actively
contributing as defined above.
- A current publication record in occupational toxicology,
biological monitoring or risk assessment. This is required to
fulfil ICOH's criterion of pursuing academic excellence within the
Applications can be received at any
time and will be considered on an ongoing basis by email, without
need for a business meeting to be convened. Anyone wishing to
join SCOT, who fulfils the eligibility criteria above, should send
a brief CV and a list of relevant publications to the
Secretary (contact details available from the ICOH
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