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Ref.No. [Initiator]
DEU-57 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof. Hans-Martin Hasselhorn
 




Institution:
 
  Federal Institute of Occupational Safety & Health, Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin (BAuA)
Address:
  Nöldner Straße 40-42
  D-10317
 
Town:
  Berlin
Country:
  GERMANY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +49 30 ***********
Fax:
  +49 30 51548 4170
Web Site:
  http://www.baua.de
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/1976
Last Redesignation:
  23/Dec/2013
Expiry:
  23/Dec/2017
Terms of Reference:
  1. 1.Assisting WHO in the promotion of information exchange in the field of Occupational Health and Safety in Europe;  
  2. 2. Assisting WHO in the conceptual design of WHO CC collaboration in the field of Occupational Health and Safety in Europe;  
  3. 3.To contribute to the implementation of the WHO Global Master Plan (GMP) for implementing the Global Plan of Action on Workers' Health 2012-2017 by working in conjunction with further toolkit developers to facilitate implementation and evaluation of an MSDs risk management toolkit in practice; (GMP 2012, Priority 3. Tools, standards and capacities for healthy workplaces; Global Product 3.1. Major activity 9)  
  4. 4. To contribute to the implementation of the WHO Global Master Plan (GMP) for implementing the Global Plan of Action on Workers' Health 2012-2017 by actively contributing to the development of an inventory of tools for improving the psychosocial work environment from across the regions; (GMP 2012, Priority 3. Tools, standards and capacities for healthy workplaces; Global Product 3.1. Major activity 9)  
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
  2. Environmental health and hazards other than those specifically mentioned 
  3. Health promotion & education 
Types of activity:
  1. Training and education 
  2. Coordination of activities carried out by several institutions (e.g. other WHO collaborating centres) 
  3. Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level 
WHO Outputs:
  Ower: 8.3 - Technical assistance and support provided to Member States for strengthening national occupational and environmental health risk management systems, functions and services.
  Ower: 8.4 - Guidance, tools and initiatives created in order to support the health sector in influencing policies in other sectors to allow policies that improve health, the environment and safety to be identified and adopted.
  Ower: 8.2 - Technical support and guidance provided to Member States for the implementation of primary prevention interventions that reduce environmental hazards to health, enhance safety and promote public health, including in specific settings (e.g. workplaces, homes or urban settings) and among vulnerable population groups (e.g. children).
Responsible Officer:
  KOSBAYEVA Aliya
Phone:
  +49 228 815 0421
Email:
  kosbayevaa@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KORTUM Evelyn G.
Phone:
  +41 22 79 13531
Email:
  kortume@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork