“We need to address both the problems and the endless potentials in human beings and organizations not only to survive but also to flourish”

Course leader presentation: Jari Hakanen Positive Psychology at Work: Towards Flourishing Workplaces, 7th – 9th of September 2022, Hanaholmen Conference Hotel, Helsinki area, Finland Jari Hakanen, could you tell us a little bit about yourself for those who have not yet had the pleasure to participate in one of our past courses on positive psychology? My … Continued

“Electricity is crucial in all aspects of modern society but also dangerous”

Course leader presentation: Bo Veiersted and Lars Ole Goffeng Electrical Injury: Prevention, exposure, pathology, clinical aspects, treatment and follow-up 14th – 16th of June 2022STAMI – The National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo, Norway What is your background? We have been working with health effects from, and prevention of, electrical accidents since the beginning of the … Continued

Working hours, health, well-being and participation in working life: Current knowledge and recommendations for health and safety

Working hours, health, well-being and participation in working life: Current knowledge and recommendations for health and safety by Mikko Härmä and Kati Karhula, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki Article related to the NIVA course on Working Hours and Health, 16th – 18th of May 2022, Folkhälsan, Helsinki, Finland Abstract The characteristics and flexibility of … Continued

Course proposals for 2023

It is now time to submit your proposals for courses organized in 2023. Any person/institute can submit course proposals that they see having a Nordic relevance or a relevance to working environment or conditions. The benefits from submitting a course proposal are various. You get the training/activity that you want and have been missing, you … Continued

“It’s important to include nanoparticles in risk assessments and to control the risks”

Course leader presentation: Anna-Kaisa Viitanen Nanoparticles at Workplaces: Hazards, exposure and control26th – 28th of October 2021Online course What is your background? I have a background in aerosol physics, and in my doctoral thesis I studied the atmospheric gas phase compounds and the interface of gases and nanoparticles. After the thesis, I specialized in engineered and process related nanoparticles, exposure assessment and risk control methods, and worked … Continued

Limiting nano exposure at the workplace

Technical control of nanoparticle emissions from desktop 3D printing by Anna-Kaisa Viitanen, Kimmo Kallonen, Kirsi Kukko, Tomi Kanerva, Erkka Saukko, Tareq Hussein, Kaarle Hämeri and Arto Säämänen Article related to the NIVA online coure on Nanoparticles at Workplaces, 26th – 28th of October 2021 Abstract Material extrusion (ME) desktop 3D printing is known to strongly … Continued

NIVA söker vikarierande projektledare

Nordiska Institutionen för Vidareutbildning inom Arbetsmiljöområdet (NIVA) är en nordisk institution under Nordiska Ministerrådet (NMR). NIVA erbjuder avancerad, akademisk utbildning inom arbetsmiljöområdet i de nordiska länderna. Organisationen har fyra heltidsanställda och kontoret finns beläget i Tölö i Helsingfors. Läs mera här. Arbetsuppgifter Som projektledare planerar du och medverkar i genomförandet av kurser tillsammans med en kursledare och … Continued