News from NRCWE

  • NFA: Psychosocial Job Exposure Matrix Research A job exposure matrix (JEM) is an instrument that assigns levels of occupational exposure to job titles. JEMs are particularly interesting for studies using national health registers that cover the total workforce. Although the first JEMs for psychosocial work factors have been developed in Sweden ...
  • NFA: Sizing up MRSA inside pig farms Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) is often found, both airborne and in settled dust, on pig farms, and is considered an occupational health problem. At NFA, we have studied the average particle sizes of airborne S. aureus and MRSA and their rate of decay in air ...
  • NFA: Better chemical work environment safety with cell free in vitro model The Danish National Research Center for the Working Environment (NFA) has a long history of studying the toxicity of inhaled chemicals and particles. In particular, the toxicity of impregnation spray products accidently inhaled by private consumers and workers alike, has spurred research into the mechanisms ...
  • NFA: A questionnaire on societal impact of OSH research As has lately been the case in many countries, an Expert Committee is currently scrutinizing the outcome for employees, enterprises and society of the efforts of the OSH actors in Denmark. In the light of that, NFA is currently conducting a short questionnaire among the PEROSH ...
  • Special lab technician outfit, 3D glasses and new research colleagues at Sankt Augustin Written by Camilla Sandal Sejbæk, NFA The high expectations were met and our network got a boost when several young researchers from NFA returned from the second PEROSH Research Exchange Meeting at the Institut für Arbeitsschutz der DGUV (IFA) in Germany. Written by Camilla Sandal ...
  • Upcoming Project: Opportunities and Barriers for Prolonging Working Life NFA has been granted the privilege of hosting a workshop in April 2018 to explore the possibilities of starting a new PEROSH joint research project ‘Opportunities and barriers for prolonging working life’. Due to demographic changes across Europe there are strong political interests in maintaining ...
  • PEROSH AWARENESS AT NFA – FORMERLY KNOWN AS NRCWE The National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NRCWE) has decided to start using its Danish abbreviation, NFA, internationally and therefore also in relation to PEROSH. Luckily, at the same time a southern Danish football club decided not to call itself NFA anymore. This decision made ...
  • NRCWE is now NFA The National Research Centre for the Working Environment (NRCWE) has decided to start using its Danish abbreviation, NFA, internationally and therefore also in relation to PEROSH. Luckily, at the same time a southern Danish football club decided not to call itself NFA anymore. This decision made ...

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