News from NFA

  • NFA: Psychosocial Job Exposure Matrix Research NFA: Psychosocial Job Exposure Matrix ResearchA 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 NFA: Sizing up MRSA inside pig farmsMethicillin-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 NFA: Better chemical work environment safety with cell free in vitro modelThe 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 NFA: A questionnaire on societal impact of OSH researchAs 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 Special lab technician outfit, 3D glasses and new research colleagues at Sankt AugustinWritten 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. Research is most successful when it ...
  • Upcoming Project: Opportunities and Barriers for Prolonging Working Life Upcoming Project: Opportunities and Barriers for Prolonging Working LifeNFA 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 ...
  • NFA: REGULATION OF NANOMATERIALS IN EU On 25th October 2016, NFA hosted an international one day-meeting in Copenhagen to discuss results from the NANoREG project regarding identification and risk assessment of nanomaterials both in occupational and environmental settings, and the implications in a regulatory context. Around 50 participants attended representing administrative ...
  • International Evaluation of the NRCWE 2014 International Evaluation of the NRCWE 2014In 2014 a panel of 6 international experts – under the chairmanship of professor Stein Knardahl – evaluated quality, relevance and effect of research, dissemination of research and further education conducted by NRCWE during 2009-2013. The evaluators conclude (p. 61) that: ‘The scientific production of the ...

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