Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health
Director / Head:
Prof Hengstler Jan G.
Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors
Dortmund Technical University
(49-231) 1084 344 / 1084 285
(49-231) 1084 343
Date of Designation:
Terms of Reference:
- To support WHO in the development of practical tools for the assessment and management of occupational health risks.
- To assist WHO in development of the regional guidance for employment participation at higher working age.
- Occupational health
Types of activity:
- Collection and collation of information
- Providing technical advise to WHO
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: 8.2 - 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).
+49 228 815 0421
KORTUM Evelyn G.
+41 22 791 3531
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork