Health risk factors during moisture damage investigationsEvery day, a large team of workers such as consulting companies’ experts are involved in assessing the occurrence and extent of moisture damage to buildings in Finland. Very little research data exists on the working conditions of these workers, even though their number has grown ...
FIOH promotes Human Biomonitoring in EuropeFIOH is actively contributing to a large EU initiative on human biomonitoring, the HBM4EU. The project aims to promote the use of human biomonitoring (HBM) data in policymaking and risk assessment of chemicals.
FIOH coordinates a task related to the inclusion of human biomonitoring data in ...
FIOH: On-demand work through digital platformsHow workers cope with experiences of unfairness?
The global importance of work via digital platforms is increasing. Platform enterprises manage labor by enabling suppliers and buyers of services to meet in a flexible way, creating new economic efficiencies for all – at least in principle. However, ...
FIOH: focusing research activitiesCardiovascular diseases and work ability
In a research project coordinated by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, prognosis of work ability was examined in several study cohorts. Among the Swedish general population, a quarter of those who had a new CHD (coronary heart disease) or stroke ...
FIOH focuses its research activitiesThe majority of the research activity in the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) has been focused on the following areas holding high societal importance nationally:
1) work ability and working careers,
3) SMEs and growth, and
4) transforming occupational health services.
FIOH: HAIRDRESSERS NOT MORE EXPOSED TO ENDOCRINE-DISRUPTORS THAN OTHERS
According to research by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH) and the National Institute for Health and Welfare (THL), hairdressers are not more exposed than the general population to endocrine-disrupting parabens, bisphenol A or resorcinol. The study measured 77 hairdressers’ urinary concentrations of these ...
Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) Healthy, Vital and Safe Work
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