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Occupational Medicine Research

A long and healthy working life

Occupational medicine focuses on the prevention and diagnoses of workplace diseases and injuries. Specifically, it concentrates on the recognition and understanding of mechanisms, exposure assessment, and the prevention of adverse effects of workplaces on health.

Areas of research in occupational medicine include:

  • the contribution of workplaces to wellbeing        
  • the effects of illness and age on the ability to work
  • occupational toxicology and nanotoxicology
  • occupational respiratory disease and allergy
  • occupational skin disease
  • clinical coding