The Economics of Occupational Safety and Health
About this course
The intention of this OSH Economics course is to provide participants with methodological skills and practical capabilities to undertake and evaluate economic analyses on OSH issues. The course will be held on a level which is comprehensible also for non-economists. Some other issues will also be addressed with the aim of increasing the awareness of the value of economic calculations in the internal OSH governance.
- The state of art in the economics of OSH
- Promotion and economic assessment of personnel productivity
- The personnel, well-being and health as intangible assets
- Calculation models
- Cases and their costing
- Practical calculation sessions
- The business case for health and safety
The purpose of the course is:
- to present recent international research findings and cases related to the economic analysis of OSH activities.
- to demonstrate the basic approaches of making economic analysis in the OSH area
- to help participants to make economic evaluations of their own cases
- to improve the participants’ ability to reason in economic terms about OSH
- to provide guidance on preparing a business case.
- OSH officials of private and public organisations
- policy makers
- OSH researchers
The price of the course is EUR 50.
It is possible to pay by invoice and credit card.
General course fee and cancellation information
The courses and workshops vary in price. Please note that the course fee does not cover meals or accommodation. The course fee and day-package fee are invoiced after the registration deadline.
Cancellations received before January, 18th 2021: full refund
Cancellations received by January, 18th 2021 or later: no refund
The total price of the course will be invoiced after the registration deadline.
The price is subject to minor changes.
Economic considerations are of major importance when making decisions about the content and scope of OSH activities, both at the workplace and national levels. Consequently, there is great value in having up to date knowledge on recent evidence in the area and on practical methods to conduct and evaluate economic analyses in this context.
Guy Ahonen, Professor, Human resource accounting, Helsinki, Finland
In practical matters, please contact:
mobile: +358 40 1258 748