Advanced education in occupational health - NIVA Education

Upcoming courses


Safety Promotion (2)

14.03.2016 – 18.03.2016

Krapihovi, Tuusula (Helsinki region), Finland

Young Workers and Sustainable Work Life

15.03.2016 – 17.03.2016

Soria Moria Hotel, Oslo, Norway

Social Media and Wikipedia for Dissemination

05.04.2016 – 07.04.2016

Helsinki Congress Paasitorni, Helsinki, Finland

Pain and Work

19.04.2016 – 21.04.2016

Thon Hotel Opera, Oslo, Norway

OSH Risks on board ships

25.04.2016 – 27.04.2016

Radisson BLU Saga Hotel, Reykjavik, Iceland

OHS in Agriculture and Horticulture

09.05.2016 – 13.05.2016

Ystad Saltsjöbad, Ystad, Sweden

Diversity and Inclusion Management

17.05.2016 – 19.05.2016

Copenhagen Island Hotel, Copenhagen, Denmark

Work Disability Prevention

13.06.2016 – 17.06.2016

Scandic Grand Marina, Helsinki, Finland



Nordic values under pressure

Blog post 23/11/2015   International events in recent months have put Nordic values to the test. There is a list … Read more


Safety 2016 ─ the 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion

Safety 2016 ─ the 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion to be held in Tampere, Finland, on … Read more


Seminar on Personal Protective Equipment brings together European PPE experts

The PPE seminar will bring together European PPE experts to share knowledge, exchange experiences and develop new ideas in the … Read more

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The future of frontline workers is being created today!

In today’s digitalized world, we are increasingly served through the internet and mobile applications, without seeing the frontline employee. In … Read more

About NIVA

Our Story

NIVA was founded in 1982 and has been an active player in the field of occupational health and safety education for over 30 years. During this time, over 10 500 experts have attended NIVA-training activities, and specialists from over 40 countries have trained and networked in the activities. Today, NIVA is the only institute in Europe that solely focuses in international advanced level occupational education – and course participants are accepted regardless of where in the world they come from.

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Our Philosophy

We rely on our extensive network of occupational health and safety specialists throughout research institutions and organizations in the Nordic countries. We believe in the power of networking and people meeting each other. Our courses take place in Nordic capitals, in general last 2-3 days , provide hard core substance information, and offer excellent networking opportunities.

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Nordic Cooperation

Nordic cooperation is one of the world´s most extensive forms of regional collaboration, involving Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Faroe Islands, Greenland, Åland. These countries together form the Nordic region – Norden – which comprises approximately 26 million people.

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Project Manager

Nina Sténs
+358 40 7484 109

Project Manager

Katja Pekkarinen
+358 43 8241 698

Communications Officer and Project Manager

Siv Jansson
+358 43 8241 696


Birgitta Forsström
+358 44 762 3900