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A World Health Organization Collaborating Centre
in Occupational Health since 1992
The COHD specializes in occupational health and psychology issues with a view towards organizational health and development.
Within the Centre, the WHO programme of work focuses on occupational health and safety and business sustainability. Main themes in the Centre’s work for WHO are:
This research programme has to date attracted over £1.5 million and has generated several publications and guidance documents having a strong impact on policy and practice. COHD also supports WHO in the implementation of the Global Plan of Action for Workers’ Health across WHO regions.
The Centre’s programe of work for WHO forms only part of its activities. Several additional research programmes are managed through the Centre.
Please contact the director, Dr Stavroula Leka
This policy oriented research programme:
Work is currently ongoing to adapt the framework for use outside Europe in collaboration with partners in different countries such as Japan and Brazil. More information is available at: www.prima-ef.org
This programme seeks to establish the potential of corporate social responsibility for promoting occupational health and safety in the developing world and to demonstrate how occupational health and safety can help alleviate poverty and hunger towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
More information is available at: www.csr-osh.org
This research programme examines the changing landscape of occupational health and safety regulation in the UK.
This new research programme aims to develop a comprehensive framework for addressing and managing psychosocial risks in strategic business management as well as in policy making that can be applied at organisational, national, European and international levels with a view to promoting sustainability and reducing inequalities.
Several programmes are associated with the Centre:
COHD members contribute to postgraduate education programmes in organizational psychology including:
YANG Fujia Building
Jubilee Campus, Wollaton Road
Nottingham, NG8 1BB
telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 7523
fax: +44 (0) 115 846 6625