Save the date: 21 April 2016 Sustainable work in Horizon 2020
The seminar on 21 April in Brussels organized by the Swedish Sustainable Work Advocacy Platform and PEROSH does not only aim to give an overview and four concrete examples of how sustainable work could be included in the next Horizon 2020 work programmes, but also to share views on the future of work in Europe and to discuss necessary priorities for research, policies and actions. Please confirm your attendance before the 14th of April using this link – first come first served! To download our full text Horizon 2020 research proposals klick here.
Kicked off: New PEROSH project started on DRR
On 25-26 January 2016 the new PEROSH project DRR was kicked off at IFA in Sankt Augustin, Germany. Under the lead of IFA eight European project partners aim to collaborate on the derivation of dose-response relationships for relevant chemical substances in OSH. Knowledge transfer on risk assessment methodologies will further improve the derivation of DRRs and will be applied to a series of new chemical substances chosen by the project members. For more information see Read more …
Save the date: European Parliament breakfast discussion
Join a breakfast discussion at EP in Brussels about ‘Safe and Healthy Workplaces: a precondition for well-being, growth and competitiveness in Europe’. The event will take place Tue, 12 Jan 2016, 8.00h am, Rue Wiertz 60, Members Restaurant Salon, ground floor, 1047 Brussels. – Online registration is now closed – Read more …
Submit your abstract now to 4th ‘Wellbeing at Work’ conference!
The PEROSH wellbeing project group initialized this 2-yearly conference series on a large range of ‘Wellbeing at Work’ topics including: health impact assessment, demographic change, good jobs, worksite health promotion and supporting health and wellbeing through technological innovation. In 2016 TNO will host this event in lovely Amsterdam 29 May – 1 June. Abstracts can be submitted here http://www.wellbeingatwork.nl/ until December 1st – so do not miss your chance!
1st PEROSH Research Exchange in Warsaw
‘Translational Research in OSH’ is the topic of our 1st internal research exchange event in Warsaw at CIOP-PIB’s premises. Experienced and young researchers within the PEROSH network will have the chance to meet, discuss and exchange their know how in OSH research and applications in three parallel sessions: 1. Ageing at work, 2. E-Tools for working environments, 3. Prevention through design.
Follow #transOSH on twitter and see PEROSH SSG chairman Andrew Curran (HSL) in a brief video about this event…
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Latest PEROSH newsletter
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The PEROSH network now has its own Twitter account. Follow us to stay informed about recent news from PEROSH member institutes, links to interesting research or trends in occupational health and safety!
PEROSH Scientific Steering Group Meeting
Nine research directors of the PEROSH member institutions met in Madrid 16/17 April to update on the PEROSH Research Programme and individual collaboration projects. The meeting hosts of the Spanish INSHT presented the new Spanish OSH strategy. Project leaders Maren Formazin and Hermann Burr from the German BAuA gave an inspiring talk on their project ‘Survey development and cross-culture methodology’ comparing numerous European surveys on work-related psychosocial risk factors.
PEROSH Steering Committee @ AOSHRI Sheffield Group Meeting in Singapore
The PEROSH steering committee met in Singapore 08-12 March to discuss current and future emerging trends in OSH research and policy. This global OSH event was organized by the Singapore WSH Institute and institutes’ leaders from 26 countries have participated. The three OSH research networks from Europe (PEROSH), Asia (AOSHRI) and the Sheffield Group came together for the first time to present and exchange on their OSH research priorities and experiences. For more information please contact the PEROSH EU affairs coordinator Daniela Treutlein via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Dietmar Reinert new chairman of PEROSH
Creating research synergies and use of modern communication media… Read more …
Four new areas of OSH research cooperation
The PEROSH Steering Committee which met in May in Paris approved the launch of four new PEROSH research projects which will aim to: • Strengthen the network’s capacity for forecasting future research priorities • Share information on the integration of ambient intelligence solutions for safety and health • Generate a common framework for technical measurements of physical work demands and physical activity • Broaden the application of health impact assessment models for occupational respiratory diseases
Celebration of the 10-year anniversary of the PEROSH network – May 2014
After 10 years of transnational OSH research cooperation, the PEROSH network celebrated its anniversary and was very happy to see its members renew their commitment to cooperate on OSH by signing the new 2014-2018 PEROSH agreement. Videos online.
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Publication of the PEROSH report “Priority setting for future European OSH research”