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The Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases (NCvB) registers and reports occupational diseases via the national notification and registration system and a number of specific surveillance projects.

Welcom to the

The Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases (NCvB) registers and reports occupational diseases via the national notification and registration system and a number of specific surveillance projects.

 

Welcom to the

The Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases (NCvB) registers and reports occupational diseases via the national notification and registration system and a number of specific surveillance projects.

 

Key figures for occupational diseases in 2013

In 2012, 6,451 notifications of occupational diseases were registered with the Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases (NCvB). Of the notifications received, 66% came from the construction industry. Most Occupational Health Services reported collectively through the occupational health foundation Stichting Arbouw. The other notifications were received from other economic sectors.
 

Statistics on Occupational Diseases 2012

''Statistics on Occupational Diseases 2012' is a report compiled by the Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases (NCvB) and commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.

 

Statistics on Occupational Diseases 2011

''Statistics on Occupational Diseases 2011' is a report compiled by the Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases (NCvB) and commissioned by the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs and Employment.

 

Welcome to the Workers' Health Education website

This website is an initiative of the Coronel Institute of Occupational Health of the AMC in collaboration with WHO, is a database of online educational materials about work and health, to be used around the world, but especially in those parts where a large defect on training for basic and more advanced forms of occupational health. It is a world-wide community platform to share experiences and materials.
 

Virtual patients in Occupational Medicine

E-learning about work and occupational diseases are now freely available on the Internet
In an international collaboration, in which the Coronel Institute and the Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases (NCvB) are partners, e-learning is developed based on case studies. This 'virtual patients' on topics such as hepatitis B infection and needlestick injuries, white-finger syndrome and bosarbeid, prevention of infectious diseases in the workplace, overuse of the voice in noisy environments and many more are now largely freely available in English, Spanish and German. Optionally obtain a (paid) training certificate.

Preconceptual care should include looking at the effect of working conditions on pregnancy

Authors: Brand T, Ruiz van Haperen VWT, Vliet-Lachotzki EH van, Steegers EAP. Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde 2009; 153: A363.

Working conditions are amongst the exogenous factors that can lead to pregnancy complications.

ZwangerWijzer expanded with risks at work

Working conditions can sometimes reduce fertility or be harmful to pregnancy and the unborn child. From 3 November, people with a desire to have children can easily check whether they are exposed to any conditions at work that may interfere with a healthy pregnancy. This can be done using the preconception indicator at www.zwangerwijzer.nl (dutch site).
 
 
 

Criteria on nonspecific low-back pain published

The criteria support professionals in the field of occupational medicine in the assessment of the contribution of work-related risk factors to the occurrence of nonspecific low-back pain in individual workers.

 

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