International Cooperation

This section promotes networking on international and intercultural topics, within and outside the Institute for Work and Health.

Foci of Work

  • Co-ordination of the European Network Education and Training in Occupational Safety and Health (ENETOSH)
  • Co-operation with European and international institutions (EU-OSHA, ILO, ISSA, WHO, ICOH, IALI)
  • Knowledge transfer for prevention from the international to the national level and vice versa
  • Consultancy on international projects (planning, submission of application, implementation)
  • International events (content, design, execution, facilitation)

Main Events

Main projects / products

  • Research, consultancy and publications on the development of a worldwide culture of prevention (2012 – ongoing)
  • COST Action TD 1206 "Development and Implementation of European Standards on Prevention of Occupational Skin Diseases" (STANDERM): Working Group 5 "Knowledge dissemination" (2013 – ongoing)
  • Training on occupational safety and health; cooperation agreement with the Ministry of Labour and Social Security (MoLSS), 2005, 2006 – ongoing
  • Business plan for the Baku Academy, Ministry of Labour and Social Protection of the Population of Azerbaijan (2011)
  • Practical guidelines for the consultancy of enterprises led by migrants (2009 - in German)
  • ENETOSH standard of competences for instructors and trainers in occupational safety and health (2007/2010)


Dr. Ulrike Bollmann
Tel.: +49 351 457-1510
Fax: +49 351 457-1515