Title of the centre:
WHO Collaborating Centre for Occupational Health
Director / Head:
Prof Hengstler Jan G.
Prof. Klaus Golka
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 work with WHO in preventing musculoskeletal disorders in the workplace.
- To clarify the input of stress at work on depression.
- To provide toolkits to improve innovation and creativity in medium-sized enterprises.
- Contribute to the implementation of the WHO Global Plan of Action for Workers' Health and collaborate with members of the network towards defined outputs and products.
- Occupational health
Types of activity:
- Collection; collation and dissemination of information
- Implementation of WHO programmes and activities at country level
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 79 13531
Access to annual progress reports and the current workplan (this is accessible to WHO Staff Members only):
Link to eWork