Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health

Strain and hazards respect no borders

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A total of twelve national OSH research institutes met in Dublin on 7 November 2003 to form a European research partnership. The purpose is even closer networking of the scientific institutes and co-ordination of their research activities. PEROSH intends to conduct joint research projects and is represented from 2009 onwards by a dedicated co-ordinator for European affairs. PEROSH stands for "Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health".

Participants of the meeting

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Members of PEROSH at the signature of the new contract 2018
Source: PEROSH

On the occasion of PEROSH’s 15th anniversary, the Steering Committee met in Germany to sign the new PEROSH agreement for the period 2018-2022 on 18th June 2018.

From 2019, Paulien Bongers (TNO, The Netherlands) has the chair of PEROSH, Georg Effenberger (AUVA, Austria) acting as her deputy.

PEROSH currently comprises fourteen institutes in thirteen member states:

Further details on individual PEROSH projects, activities and members can be found on the PEROSH website at A PEROSH LinkedIn group also exists and welcomes new members. Up-to-date information is available from twitter@PEROSH_EU

Further information

Up-to-date PEROSH information


Prof. Dr Dietmar Reinert


Tel: +49 30 13001 3000/3001
Fax: +49 30 13001 38001

Jan Michiel Meeuwsen MA

PEROSH Manager International Affairs

Tel: +31 611 783077 (mobile), +49 30 13001-3631 (support)
Fax: +49 30 13001-38001 (support)