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 är beläget i Helsingfors. Nu söker vi två projektledare.
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Time to present our selection of courses for 2024 In 2024 we at NIVA are continuing our work of contributing to the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Vision 2030, which is to make the Nordic region the most sustainable and integrated region in the world by 2030. For four decades NIVA has been offering courses that … Continued
We asked research professor and course leader Jari Hakanen about his research career and interest in positive psychology. “We need to address both the problems and the endless potential in human beings and organizations” My background is in social psychology. Before entering the world of work-life research as a burnout researcher at the Finnish Institute … Continued
The development of the concept of biological monitoring has a long history with a substantial contribution from Europe.
In the EU and in the Nordic countries, regulations are more or less ubiquitous within the field of Occupational Health and Safety. Enforcement of such regulations is considered essential both by the ILO and the WHO in order to protect employee health.
Biomonitoring is an excellent method to get information on the exposure to various chemicals at workplaces and it complements the air monitoring. Course leader presentation: Tiina Santonen.
The pandemic, AI and automation are reshaping our psychosocial work. Course leader Jan Olav Christensen discusses the effects.
Course leader presentation: Thomas Clemm for our NIVA online course “Exposure Assessment, Diagnosis and Follow-up of Hand-arm Vibration Syndrome”, 26th – 27th of September 2023