News from the network

News from the network

Dear readers I am delighted to present to you our latest Newsletter. During the last half year, many developments took place within the PEROSH community. In April this year, we had our regular meetings of the Steering Committee and the Scientific Steering Group in Lausanne, Switzerland. Our kind host was IST, our newest member from Switzerland. In May, TNO hosted …

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New Vice Chair

New Vice Chair

Paulien Bongers (TNO) has resigned from the position as PEROSH’s vice chair. We thank her for her valuable work and support. We are glad to welcome Inger Schaumburg from NFA, Denmark, as a member of PEROSH's Executive Committee. With effect from 1st August, Inger has become the new vice chair of PEROSH. We are looking forward to a successful cooperation.

MEMBER NEWS

BAuA: Publishing final report "Mental health in the working world"

Recently BAuA has finished the project „Mental Health in the Working World“. The goal of the research project was to upgrade the level of knowledge in the field of mental working conditions factors at work, …

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CIOP-PIB: New generation of protective clothing for mine rescuers

CIOP-PIB: New generation of protective clothing for mine rescuers

Rescue operations in coal mines are usually conducted in harmful environments characterised by risk of explosion, high ambient temperature and relative humidity. Moreover, they are usually performed with a great energy expenditure  …

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CIOP-PIB: Integrating research infrastructures for European expertise on inclusive growth

From data to policy Building on the successful experiences of the first InGRID project, InGRID-2 will further integrate and innovate the ....

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FIOH: Nanosolutions - a gateway to improved assessment of risks of engineered nanomaterials?

There has been a rapid growth in the use of engineered nanomaterials (ENM) in several industrial processes and consumer products. This has led especially to …

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FIOH focuses its research activities

The majority of the research activity in the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) has been focused on the following areas holding high societal importance nationally: …

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IFA: Too much sun while working outdoors? GENESIS-UV might offer a solution

IFA: Too much sun while working outdoors? GENESIS-UV might offer a solution

People have worked outdoors in large numbers since time immemorial, whether in construction, agriculture or other areas, and are exposed there to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. UV radiation is …

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IFA: Media for virtual reality in OSH

Simulated mixed environments are virtual environments augmented by real work equipment. A range of media are used for their presentation. For studies and trials  …

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IFA: New App evaluating the incentive for defeating protective devices

Over a quarter of all occupational accidents occurring on machinery are caused by the defeating of protective equipment. In most cases, defeating can be attributed to …

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INRS: Assessment of the impact of initial OSH training on the occurence of occupational accidents among the under-30s

INRS: Assessment of the impact of initial OSH training on the occurence of occupational accidents among the under-30s

  In the period of transition from school to work, under-25s are more vulnerable to occupational accident risks due to them being both young and new to their jobs. In view of this…

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PEROSH AWARENESS AT NFA - FORMERLY KNOWN AS NRCWE

PEROSH AWARENESS AT NFA - FORMERLY KNOWN AS NRCWE

The National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NRCWE) has decided to start using its Danish abbreviation, NFA, internationally and therefore also in relation to PEROSH. …

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TNO: Tackling work-related stress with the stresscoach app

TNO: Tackling work-related stress with the stresscoach app

Each year, more than a million people in the Netherlands risk a burnout – or some other form of mental illness – in the workplace. In 2014, the cost of sickness absenteeism …

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PAST EVENTS

AIRMON 2017

First time in its tradition, the AIRMON conference took place in Germany. The Institut für Arbeitsschutz der DGUV (IFA) organized and hosted the event in Dresden at DGUV’s congress centre. …

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Technological innovation and organisational changes: the potential impacts on prevention

In March 2017, INRS held a multidisciplinary scientific conference called “Technological and organisational changes: the potential impacts on prevention”.

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UPCOMING EVENTS

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XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

The XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work  — with the motto "A Global Vision of Prevention" — will be held in Singapore on 3-6 September 2017. Also PEROSH members will participate in this congress. Website: https://www.safety2017singapore.com

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A+A International Trade Fair and congress

17-20 October 2017, Düsseldorf, Germany Safety, Health, Ergonomics The A+A Congress is the leading joint event for occupational safety in Germany. It unites scientific findings with practical applications …

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European Week for Safety and Health at Work - Healthy Workplaces for All Ages

Held each year in October (calendar week 43), the European Week for Safety and Health at Work is a highlight of every Healthy Workplaces Campaign. …

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Healthy Workplaces Summit 2017 - 'Healthy Workplaces for All Ages'

The Healthy Workplaces Summit 2017 will be celebrated on 21 and 22 November 2017, at Euskalduna Conference Centre in Bilbao, Spain. The event will bring together leading European …

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IOSH Annual Conference 2017

Welcome The IOSH 2017 conference is aimed at occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals and business leaders. If you’re a business leader, attending the conference will help you …

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The 32nd International Congress on Occupational Health

The International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) will hold their 32n Conference in Dublin.

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