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  • Next meeting UEMS-OM section

    1. April 2022  7:30 - 2. April 2022  8:00
    Perg, (Austria

    Dear Colleagues,

    Gradually we all return from our winter vacations. You may start filling your new calendar so here is an important date:
    First 2022 UEMS-OM Section Meeting: 1-2 April/2022, Perg (Austria) - close to Linz, by the river Danube.
    Our host, Karl has already pre-booked the hotel. We thank him for the invitation and the organisation.

    More information will be circulated in due time.

    Stay healthy and happy,


    dr. Ferenc Kudász
    occupational medicine specialist
    UEMS Occupational Medicine Section



  • NIVA course on Working Hours and Health,

    16. May 2022 - 18. May 2022  
    Folkhälsan, Helsinki, Finland


    Working Hours and Health

    16th – 18th of May 2022
    Folkhälsan, Helsinki, Finland

    Shift work and demanding working hours are related to a wide range of public health problems ranging from disturbed sleep and accidents to chronic health problems and challenges in work-life balance. Knowledge on the health aspects of shift work has increased rapidly during the last few year, also due to new data from the Nordic countries. Information on actions to alleviate the health consequences of demanding working hours are timely. Flexible working hour models in expert work have become more common and raise new questions and solutions for prevention. This course will discuss current issues related to working hours, future research and prevention methods.

    Main topics:

    • Night shift work, long and irregular working hours, prevalence and exposure assessment
    • Research methods
    • Working hours, health and well-being
    • Shift scheduling and other countermeasures
    • Specific target groups
    • A satellite symposium to working hour researchers (WINC symposium) after the NIVA course

    WINC – Working hours In the Nordic Countries:
    Participants at the NIVA Working Hours and Health -course will have the possibility to attend a WINC seminar on Thursday, 19th of May 2022, free of charge (including the seminar lunch). The seminar will focus on latest scientific research on working hours, health and well-being. You are also welcome to send your own abstract to the seminar.

    Course leader:

    Mikko Härmä, Professor, MD, PhD, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland

    Registration deadline: April 14th 2022

    [Preliminary program]

    [More information]


    Kind regards,

    Linda Oksanen

    Project Manager and Communications Advisor

    Mobile +358 40 5463 277


    Topeliuksenkatu 20

    FI-00250 Helsinki





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  • Public and Occupational Health in Sustainable Agriculture - conference

    22. August 2022 - 24. August 2022  
    Odense, Denmark