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Ref.No. [Initiator]
DEU-75 [EURO]
Status
Active
Title of the centre:
  WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health

Director / Head: 
  Prof Hengstler Jan G.
  Klaus Golka




Institution:
  Leibniz Research Centre for Working Environment and Human Factors
  Dortmund Technical University
Address:
  Ardeystrasse 67
  D-44139
  North Rhine-Westphalia
Town:
  Dortmund
Country:
  GERMANY
Region:
  EURO
Phone:
  (49-231) 1084 344 / 1084 285
Fax:
  (49-231) 1084 343
Date of Designation:
  01/Apr/1987
Last Redesignation:
  13/Feb/2016
Expiry:
  13/Feb/2020
Terms of Reference:
  1. To support WHO in the development of practical tools for the assessment and management of occupational health risks.  
  2. To assist WHO in development of the regional guidance for employment participation at higher working age.  
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Subjects:
  1. Occupational health 
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Types of activity:
  1. Research 
  2. Collection and collation of information 
  3. Providing technical advise to WHO 
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: 8.2 - 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