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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 Armin Windel
 




Institution:
 
  Federal Institute for Occupational Safety & Health, Bundesanstalt für Arbeitsschutz und Arbeitsmedizin (BAuA)
Address:
  Friedrich-Henkel-Weg 1-25
  D-44149
 
Town:
  Dortmund
Country:
  GERMANY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  +49 231 9071 2333
Fax:
 
Web Site:
  http://www.baua.de
Date of Designation:
  01/Jan/1976
Last Redesignation:
  23/Dec/2017
Expiry:
  23/Dec/2021
Terms of Reference:
  1. To further develop a tool for assessing the psychosocial work environment with a focus on “psychosocial safety climate” 
  2. To contribute activities discussing and raising awareness on the importance of particle morphology, focus on fibres, for the safety of workers 
  3. Assisting WHO in the promotion of information exchange in the field of OSH in Europe 
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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:
  3.5.1 - Countries enabled to assess health risks and develop and implement policies, strategies or regulations for the prevention, mitigation and management of the health impacts of environmental and occupational risks
  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:
  BRAUBACH Matthias Franz Wilhelm
Phone:
  +49 228 815 0418
Email:
  braubachm@who.int

Technical Counterpart:
  KORTUM Evelyn G.
Phone:
  +41 22 791 3531
Email:
  kortume@who.int
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
  Link to eWork