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4 - 6 October 2022 - Fosshotel Reykjavik, Iceland (on-site event)

A Life Course Approach to Work and Health

Organized by: NIVA

Day 1: Introduction of core life course concepts to work and health research, policy and practice.
Day 2: Introduction of life course methods to work and health research, policy and practice.
Day 3: Implications for work and health research, policy and practice.

Contact Information
Email: cecilia.weckman@niva.org
Website: https://niva.org/course/a-life-course-approach-to-work-and-health/

18 - 20 October 2022 - Scandic Linköping City, Linköping, Sweden

Safe Patient Handling and Movement (on-site course)

Organized by: NIVA - the Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health

The overall aim of this course is to increase participants knowledge in the area of risk factors for occupational musculoskeletal disorders in healthcare, safety systems, methods for risk assessment and interventions promoting safe patient manual handling in the healthcare sector. The aim is also learn from different hands-on strategies on how to develop patient handling training approaches for healthcare workers.

Contact Information
Email: cecilia.weckman@niva.org
Website: https://niva.org/course/safe-patient-handling-and-movement/

7 - 10 November 2022 - Bristol, United Kingdom

Airmon 2022 - 10th International Symposium on modern principles of air monitoring and biomonitoring

Organized by: British Occupational Hygiene Society

This symposium is the leading international forum at which recent progress in workplace, residential and environmental exposure assessment strategies and associated analytical air sampling and biomonitoring methodologies can be discussed.

Contact Information
Email: conferences@bohs.org

8 - 10 November 2022 - Hanaholmen Conference Hotel, Helsinki area, Finland

New Possibilities for Knowledge Management of Occupational Safety – in the Framework of Vision Zero (on-site course)

Organized by: NIVA

This international course focuses on new approaches in occupational safety management and practice. The main topic is promoting knowledge-based safety management and proactive detection of safety hazards in the framework of Vision Zero.

The course will bring together occupational safety specialists and managers from workplaces with academic specialists and authorities. It will give the participants insight of new data-based possibilities to promote occupational safety and to take safety management to the next level.

Contact Information
Email: cecilia.weckman@niva.org
Website: https://niva.org/course/new-possibilities-for-knowledge-management-of-occupational-safety-in-the-framework-of-vision-zero/

15 - 17 November 2022 - Clarion Hotel Sign, Stockholm, Sweden (on-site course)

Health Promoting and Sustainable Leadership

Organized by: NIVA - Nordic Institute for Advanced Training in Occupational Health
Supported by: The Nordic Council of Ministers

  • Health promotion: concepts and theory
  • Leadership approaches of importance for workers wellbeing, work engagement and creating an attractive work place
  • Leaders’ own sustainability: approaches and organizational preconditions
  • Promoting a good working environment: decrease risks and strengthen resources
  • Change management and working with sustainable organizational developments
  • Strengthen social capital, team work and creativity in workgroups
  • Building organisational capacity for health promotive working conditions
  • Applications of health promotive leadership in the Nordic countries
  • Interventions for health promoting leadership

Contact Information
Website: https://niva.org/course/health-promoting-and-sustainable-leadership-2/
Email: linda.oksanen@niva.org

21 - 22 November 2022 - Cité des Sciences et de l’Industrie, Paris, France

International Scientific Conference ‘Cancer, Work, and Employment’

Organized by: French Agency for Cancer (INCa)

Bringing together researchers from all around Europe central research questions and the latest evidence on the impacts of cancer on work and interventions to ensure maintenance, return to work, quality of life at work of people with cancer, and job retention of cancer survivors will be presented and discussed. Researchers are invited to submit their abstracts in Social & Human Sciences, Epidemiology, Public Health & Interventional research by June 26th.

Contact Information
Website: https://canceremployment-scientificdays.com/

24 October - 2 December 2022 - Free online course

Occupational Health in Developing Countries

Organized by: University of Bergen, Norway

The course lasts six weeks and will teach you basic knowledge of occupa­tional health and how to prevent the development of diseases and inju­ries, which are caused by working conditions in developing countries.

Contact Information
Website: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/occupational-health-developing-countries/14