DENMARK: Det Nationale Forskningscenter for Arbejdsmiljø

Member since: 2003

Contact person:

Mr Steffen Bohni Nielsen

Member address:

Lersø Park Allé 105 2100 Copenhagen Ø Denmark

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About NFA

NFA monitors, analyses and explores the working environment
The National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NFA) is a government research institute under the Ministry of Employment. The mission of the NFA is to monitor, analyse and explore conditions in the working environment of importance to health, safety and work role functioning.

NFA serves as a knowledge base for the Ministry of Employment, the social partners and working environment counsellors.
NFA serves as a knowledge base for the administrative and legislative work of the Ministry of Employment. Furthermore, NFA disseminates research based knowledge to the social partners, enterprises and working environment counsellors and contributes to further education at the universities.

Areas of expertise
The NFA 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 NFA 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:

News about NFA

PEROSH joint research project: The biological working environment of waste collection workers

In many European countries, the management of household waste has recently changed with an increased…

PEROSH joint research project publishes report on Dose-Response relationship of 1,3-butadiene

Hazardous substances represent a potential health risk for employees in many industries. In order to…

What are microbiologists at PEROSH doing during the COVID-19 pandemic?

Anne Mette Madsen, NRCWE-DK; Alan Beswick, HSE-UK; Annette Kolk, DGUV-DE; Anne Oppliger, Unisanté, DSTE-CH; Philippe…

Prolonging Working Life: New report available

The PEROSH project titled ‘Prolonging Working Life’ aims to determine push and stay factors for…

NIVA course – Prolonging Working Life

12-14th January 2021 NIVA and NFA will organize an online course on Prolonging Working Life among…


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