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This specialization is dedicated to all colleagues with a background in natural sciences and an interest in making work healthier and keeping health risks away from workers. Participating in our DAS Work+Health course will train you as a work and health specialist and give you skills you can share and apply with other work and health specialists for the benefit of the entire workplace.
Occupational hygiene is the science of detecting and managing work-related health hazards. To be effective, the occupational hygienist is required to co-work with other specialists in the field of work and health, e.g. occupational physicians, toxicologists and safety engineers. Common to all hygienists is a strategic, pragmatic and goal-oriented approach in evaluation and intervention to manage health risks at work.
Calling practitioners to join an interdisciplinary team to study work and health, share skills and expertise and form a life-long partnership and network in the evaluation and prevention of occupational health hazards and work-related health problems.