Projects

Project 16. November 2020

EPHOR – Exposome Project for Health and Occupational Research

EPHOR (The Exposome Project for Health and Occupational Research) brings together an exceptional consortium for an exposome project on he...

Ongoing Project period 2020 – 2024
Project 16. November 2020

NOCCA New: New wave of joint Nordic studies on work and cancer

The Nordic cooperation project NOCCA is the largest and in many aspects qualitatively, the most unique research study ever done on occupa...

Ongoing Project period 2019 – 2024
Project 11. July 2019

Assessment of violence and threats among child welfare employees in Oslo municipality

Employees in the child welfare service have a particularly high risk of experiencing violence and threats in connection with their work. ...

Ongoing Project period 2019 – 2023
Project 11. July 2019

Diesel exhaust, biomarkers and mechanisms of toxicity

Some workers are occupationally exposed to diesel exhaust, in particular those who work indoors where diesel driven machinery is used. Th...

Ongoing Project period 2019 – 2020
Project 27. May 2020

To what extent are work disability and exit from work preventable? Completing the Nordic Work Disability Database and utilizing it to look at occupation-specific prevention potential and working life expectancy

Maintaining high participation in the workforce is increasingly important in order to secure the financial basis of a welfare state. Thus...

Ongoing Project period 2019 – 2021
Project 11. July 2019

Exposure to asbestos by demolition and renovation of buildings

Although asbestos in building materials has been banned for more than 30 years, it is still estimated that more than a hundred people die...

Ongoing Project period 2018 – 2021
Project 27. May 2020

Effects of workplace initiatives on sick leave and work participation – new statistical and causal models to utilise population registries

Sickness absence, work disability and withdrawal from the labour market are great burdens for society, companies and affected individuals...

Ongoing Project period 2018 – 2022
Project 11. July 2019

Skin exposure and skin problems among workers handling oil-drilling waste

This project aims to assess skin exposure among workers handling oil-drilling waste, effects of chemical exposure on the skin barrier, su...

Ongoing Project period 2017 – 2020
Project 7. December 2016

Project title: Generation, protection and health effects of nano-sized dust in the ferroalloy industry (DEMASKUS)

There are tremendous efforts applied in the ferroalloy and SiC industry to control and reduce exposures of the dust generated during the ...

Ongoing Project period 2016 – 2017
Project 19. May 2015

Primary prevention of health complaints and sickness absence in the recycling industry

In this project effects of efforts targeting primary prevention of health complaints and sickness absence in the recycling industry in No...

Ongoing Project period 2015 – 2019