Occupational and environmental medicine

Mapping the human exposure among oil spill response workers

Incidents of oil spills at sea occur every now and then, but so far incidents have mostly comprised of heavier crudes or bunker oil. Oil found on the Norwegian continental shelf in recent years tend to be lighter crude oils and condensates with other physiochemical properties and a higher...

The research project «Noise and Health in the Navy»

In the spring of 2012, the project «Noise and Health in the Navy» started. The background for the start of the project is data from a survey in the Navy performed in 2002/2003, where 38 % of the employees said they were exposed to much or very much noise in their job. Because of this, the Navy has...

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Free online course on work and health

Every 15 seconds, a worker dies from a work-related accident or disease. Two thirds of these deaths happen in developing countries. This can be prevented with knowledge and education.

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