FIOH is a multidisciplinary research and specialist institute on occupational health and safety founded in 1945. It is a national governmental institute covering relevant research aspects of work life and conditions of work, including surveillance of working conditions, well-being at work, physical, chemical, biological and physiological exposures, occupational medicine, psychology and stress, epidemiology, safety and organization of work. The main functions of the Institute are research, specialist advisory services, training and dissemination of information. The Institute acts as a specialist institute of the World Health Organization and the International Labour Office in the field of occupational health. FIOH has participated in several EU-projects of various EU-programmes. In addition, the FIOH specialists contribute to various EU advisory bodies and standardization groups. FIOH is an active member of the Bilbao Agency Topic Centres. The Institute has coordinated the Topic Centre on Good Practice, Systems and Programmes (2002–2004) and is currently coordinating the Topic Centre Work Environment. In addition FIOH is a partner in the Topic Centre Risk Observatory.
Persons involved: Kari Lindstrom, Maarit Vartia, Krista Pahkin and Sanna Sutela
Address: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, FIN-00250 Helsinki, Finland Contact: Kari Lindstrom Phone: +358 30 4741 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org