News from CIOP-PIB

  • CIOP-PIB at INRS: tackling the occupational hazard of UV radiation CIOP-PIB at INRS: tackling the occupational hazard of UV radiation  My secondment took place at the beginning of July 2018 at the French National Research and Safety Institute for the Prevention of Occupational Accidents and Diseases laboratories (INRS) located in Nancy under the supervision of Annick Barlier-Salsi of the Work Equipment Engineering Department.     The main topics ...
  • CIOP-PIB: Neck and Low Back Pain (NLBP) CIOP-PIB: Neck and Low Back Pain (NLBP)… to be assessed and prevented through personalised computer models and in-silico systems for potential interventions   NLBP is a leading cause for years lived with disability in Europe and worldwide. About 70% of all adults experience NLBP at some point in their lives, and both conditions ...
  • CIOP-PIB: Integrating research infrastructures for European expertise on inclusive growth CIOP-PIB: Integrating research infrastructures for European expertise on inclusive growthFrom data to policy Building on the successful experiences of the first InGRID project, InGRID-2 will further integrate and innovate the existing social sciences research infrastructures (RI) on poverty, living conditions and social policies as well as working conditions, vulnerability and labour policies. InGRID-2 is funded ...
  • CIOP-PIB: New generation of protective clothing for mine rescuers CIOP-PIB: New generation of protective clothing for mine rescuersRescue operations in coal mines are usually conducted in harmful environments characterised by risk of explosion, high ambient temperature and relative humidity. Moreover, they are usually performed with a great energy expenditure of mine rescuers. In such conditions, protective clothing has a particular role in ...
  • CIOP-PIB: ERGOGLOVES-MARK FOR PROTECTIVE GLOVES CIOP-PIB: ERGOGLOVES-MARK FOR PROTECTIVE GLOVESThe right to use the ErgoGloves EU trademark for gloves with high ergonomic properties will be granted to the manufacturers of such gloves, subject to a positive outcome of laboratory tests using assessment criteria developed in CIOP-PIB. The mark was established as part of the project: ...
  • CIOP-PIB: HOW AGE INFLUENCES PERFORMANCE OF PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS CIOP-PIB: HOW AGE INFLUENCES PERFORMANCE OF PROFESSIONAL DRIVERSThe profession of drivers belongs to the category of difficult and dangerous jobs. In the research project carried out in CIOP-PIB, the age related changes in characteristics and performance determining safety behaviour of professional drivers in traffic situations were observed. The sample was comprised of 501 ...
  • Innovative polymer materials for respiratory protection against new risks Innovative polymer materials for respiratory protection against new risks Nanoscale engineering is one of the most rapidly growing areas of research in material science. Advantages associated with the use of nanomaterials base on the fact that they have a number of specific properties that are essential for a practical use. Currently the most common ...
  • Impact of age stereotypes on wellbeing of 50+ workers Impact of age stereotypes on wellbeing of 50+ workers   Do you know that a stereotype can influence your functioning? This mechanism is called ‘stereotype threat’ and it refers to being at risk of confirming, as self-characteristic, a negative stereotype about one’s group. For example, when women are told that men are better in science ...

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