Workers in the Cold
This course focuses on challenges for outdoor workers in areas with cold climate. It has a holistic approach from basal physiology to treatment options, and both present status and future perspectives will be discussed.
The course will increase the participants’ knowledge about challenges related to working in cold areas. It will give insight into physiological mechanisms, as well as clinical aspects and treatment options. It will also present recent developments of clothing and protective equipment to cope with challenges related to operating in cold areas.
We offer the possibility to display a wall poster of a topic of your interest during the course. The poster can be about you research or practical work that you would like to share with others.
- Occupational hygienists
- Junior and senior practitioners
- Others interested in the field of occupational health and safety, as well as those practicing in areas with cold climate.
Lectures, discussions, practical experience, excursion
Cold climate: Workplaces, tourism, cold-related accidents/hypothermia
January 14th 2019Register
The price of the course consists of two parts:
1) The course fee of EUR 450 (or EUR 300 for PHD-students) and
2) One of the following:
- The day package I fee of EUR 415
- The day package II fee of EUR 230
Day package I
The day package I price is 415 EUR/person. This price includes conference facilities and technical equipment, coffees, lunches, dinner on Tuesday, a visit to Tromsø Wilderness Centre on Wednesday and a dog sledding tour at the centre.
The total price of the course is EUR 865 (course fee EUR 450 + day package fee EUR 415).
We strongly encourage you to take part in the social program, as this is a vital part of the NIVA course experience. We believe in the power of networking (between people) and strive to create an inspiring possibility for that through the social program.
Day package II
The day package II price is 230 EUR/person. This price includes conference facilities and technical equipment, coffees, lunches and a visit to Tromsø Wilderness Centre (the dog sledding tour at the centre is not included in this package).
The total price of the course is EUR 680 (course fee EUR 450 + day package fee EUR 230).
Kindly note that the day package II does not include the dog sledding tour at Tromsø Wilderness Centre on Wednesday nor dinner on Tuesday.
NIVA has made a block reservation for the accommodation 18th –21st of March 2019 at Clarion Hotel The Edge, Tromsø, Norway. To book a room from the block kindly make the reservation by emailing the hotel directly (firstname.lastname@example.org). Remember to mention the booking number 1129GR020295 when booking the room (available until 14.1.2019).
The room price for a single standard room is NOK 1390 (approx. EUR 147)/night (including breakfast).
The block reservation will be available until 14th of January 2019
Cancellations received by January, 14th 2019: full refund
Cancellations received after January, 14th 2019: no refund
The total price of the course will be invoiced after the registration deadline.
The price is subject to minor changes.
UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø
University Hospital North-Norway, Tromsø
PhD, Senior scientist
In practical matters, please contact:
mobile: +358 40 5463 277
The importance of the north has increased internationally. The utilization of natural resources, new trade routes through ice-free passages and expanded tourism have increased human activity in these areas. The exposure to extreme climatic conditions may be challenging to the health, safety and performance of personnel working in these areas.…
The importance of the north has increased internationally. The utilization of natural resources, new trade routes through ice-free passages and expanded tourism have increased human activity in these areas. The exposure to extreme climatic conditions may be challenging to the health, safety and performance of personnel working in these areas. Knowledge about health, safety and smart protective solutions are important to handle such challenges.