Occupational and environmental medicine

Occupational health amongst cleaners and office workers in Norway

A questionnaire survey was carried out to study about health and work among cleaners and office workers. Seven cleaning companies and offices participated in the study. One hundred and twenty five cleaners and 130 office workers in total answered the questionnaire.

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The project is being carried out by Olivia Lasrado who is a master student at the Center for International Health, University of Bergen under the supervision of Professor B.E.Moen from the University of Bergen and Associate professor Graziella Van den Bergh from the Bergen University College.

We have little information about hand eczema and musculoskeletal problems among cleaners and office workers in Norway and earlier studies are old. We wish to gain more knowledge about these health problems in order to prevent them.