Denmark: National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NRCWE)
NRCWE monitors, analyses and explores the working environment
The National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NRCWE) is a government research institute under the Ministry of Employment. The mission of the NRCWE is to monitor, analyse and explore conditions in the working environment of importance to health, safety and work role functioning.
NRCWE serves as a knowledge base for the Ministry of Employment, the social partners and working environment counsellors
The National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NRCWE) serves as a knowledge base for the administrative and legislative work of the Ministry of Employment. Furthermore, NRCWE disseminates research based knowledge to the social partners, enterprises and working environment counsellors, contributes to further education at the universities and serves as a gateway to working environment knowledge for enterprises through the Working Environment Information Centre.
Areas of expertise
The NRCWE participates in a wide range of scientific research projects mainly within the following strategic research areas:
National Research Centre for the Working Environment
Ms. Hanna Sigga Madslund
Lersø Park Allé 105
2100 Copenhagen Ø
Phone +45 39 16 52 00
The NRCWE played a major role in establishing the scientific background knowledge for the development of the current National Working Environment Strategy 2010. The research strategy of the NRCWE is designed to support achievement of the goals of this national strategy just as it aims at preventing even longer term challenges. The themes of the current research are: