1st International Perosh Research Exchange on Translational Research

Translational Research in Occupational Safety and Health’.

21 October 2015



Jan Michiel Meeuwsen

Event information

Established and young researchers met at CIOP-PIB in Warsaw to discuss and exchange on ‘Translational Research in Occupational Safety and Health’. Max Lum from NIOSH, Ludwig Berger from Brass Monier Group and Robert Bezemer from TNO gave key note presentations on 22nd October 2015.


In addition, there were three parallel sessions on:

  • Ageing at work – examples of translational OSH Research in context of demographic change.
  • Prevention through design approaches and applications in light of industry 4.0 (incl. AMI, VR-simulations, Smart Factory).
  • E-Tools for working environments as means of translating research into usable e-solutions.


The programme further included a visit to the brand new CIOP-PIB laboratories and a PEROSH networking dinner on the 21st. All together, 70 participants from across PEROSH members and a small number of special, external guests attended this first PEROSH research exchange event.

Event content

Below you find a number of videos to watch for further impressions. Also, all key note speeches have been video taped and are available to watch and download below. Presentations of the three parallel sessions are downloadable via the programme.

A video with 10 minutes of “best of” clips. 

Professor Dietmar Reinert, PEROSH chairman

Professor Paulien Bongers, PEROSH vice-chairwoman

Professor Andrew Curran, PEROSH scientific steering group chairman

Plenary Session I
Introduction and key note speech Max Lum (NIOSH) Translational Research in OSH: Finding the Signal in the Noise.

Plenary Session II
Introduction and key note speech Ludwig Berger (Monier Group) and Robert Bezemer (TNO)

Plenary Discussion
Plenary discussion moderated by Max Lum (NIOSH) on “Lessons Learned in Using Social Media When Translating Research in OSH for a Wider Public Audience” – follow the discussion via #transOSH on twitter!


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