33 Original and Exclusive Think Pieces

  1. Lena Abrahamsson

    Gender perspectives on the impact of technological change in mining

    Lena Abrahamsson - Chair Professor of Human Work Science, and Dean, Luleå University of Technology, Sweden

  2. Cristina Banks

    Health, Safety, Well-Being and Economic Security Implications of Gig Work: An Interdisciplinary Perspective

    Cristina Banks - Director, Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplace University of California, Berkeley

  3. Maureen Dollard & Daniel Neser

    The Work Stress Conundrum

    Maureen Dollard -Professor & Director, Asia Pacific Centre for Work Health and Safety University of South Australia and Daniel Neser - Student Activist, Student of Economics, University of Adelaide

  4. Kaj Frick

    Critical perspectives on OSH management systems and the future of work

    Kaj Frick - Adj. Professor Emeritus (in Human Work Science), Lulea University of Technology, Sweden

  5. Lin Fritschi

    Future of work and occupational cancer

    Lin Fritschi - Professor of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Curtin University, Australia

  6. Lode Godderis & Marie-Claire Lambrechts

    Make healthy employees a priority and prevent chronic diseases

    Lode Godderis - Full Professor of Occupational Medicine; KU Leuven, University of Leuven - Centre Environment and Health; IDEWE, External Service for Prevention and Protection at Work Director Research and Development and Marie-Claire Lambrechts - Researcher, PhD student; KU Leuven, University of Leuven - Centre Environment and Health; VAD, Flemish Expertise Centre Alcohol and Other Drugs – coordinator sector work

  7. Andrew Hale

    Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) professions: who are they and why do we need them?

    Andrew Hale - Emeritus professor of Safety Science, Delft University of Technology, Netherlands and Director of HASTAM, UK

  8. Peter Hasle

    Safety and health in small businesses – between a rock and a hard place

    Peter Hasle - Professor, Sustainable Production Aalborg University, Denmark

  9. Phil James

    Sick pay, compensation and the future of work

    Phil James - Professor of Employment Relations, Middlesex University, London

  10. Ulf Johanson

    Integrating the OSH Management System with the General Performance Management System

    Ulf Johanson - Professor emeritus Affiliated to the Unit of Intervention and Implementation Research for Worker Health, Karolinska Institute, Sweden

  11. Marie-Claire Lambrechts & Lode Godderis

    Alcohol and Drugs at work: The interface between safety and health and health promotion

    Marie-Claire Lambrechts - Researcher, PhD student; KU Leuven, University of Leuven - Centre Environment and Health; VAD, Flemish Expertise Centre Alcohol and Other Drugs – coordinator sector work and Lode Godderis - Full Professor of Occupational Medicine; KU Leuven, University of Leuven - Centre Environment and Health; IDEWE, External Service for Prevention and Protection at Work Director Research and Development

  12. Chris Laszcz-Davis

    The OSH Challenge: Understanding Our Emerging World and its Workforce Development Needs

    Chris Laszcz-Davis - MS, CIH, COH, FAIHA, AIC Fellow, President, The Environmental Quality Organization, LLC, Orinda, CA

  13. Paul Swuste & Jean-Christophe Le Coze

    Safety, and safety science, past, present and future

    Paul Swuste - Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands and Jean-Christophe Le Coze - PhD, Head of Research Institut National de l’environnement industriel et des risques (INERIS), France

  14. Annet Lenderink

    Major changes in working lives and the ill health this might bring

    Annet Lenderink - Occupational Health Specialist at Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases

  15. David Michaels

    Operational Excellence and Safety Management: Reflections from the Longest Serving Administrator of the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration

    David Michaels - Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health, George Washington University School of Public Health, Washington, DC

  16. Annie Thebaud Mony

    Asbestos: limitless, endless contamination – with complete impunity

    Annie Thebaud Mony - Honorary Research Director Inserm, IRIS, EHESS, France

  17. Kathleen Mosier & Juan Carlos Hiba

    The essential contribution of Human Factors/Ergonomics to the future of work we want

    Kathleen Mosier - President, International Ergonomics Association Emeritus Professor of Psychology, San Francisco State University and Juan Carlos Hiba - Asociación de Ergonomia Argentina National University of Rosario, Argentina

  18. Glen Mpufane & Brian Kohler

    Global union strategies on OSH and the future of work - Trade Unions Save Lives - A Strategic Approach to OSH in the Mining Industry

    Glen Mpufane - Director, Mining and Diamonds, Gems, Ornaments and Jewelry Production (DGOJP), IndustriALL Global Union and Brian Kohler - Director, Health, Safety and Sustainability, IndustriALL Global Union

  19. Norhazlina Mydin

    Rising to Greater Heights - Industrial Hygiene in Asia

    Norhazlina Mydin - President of MIHA (Malaysian Industrial Hygiene Association) Head, HSSE Culture & Communication, PETRONAS

  20. Maria Neira (WHO)

    Towards a healthier future of work

    Maria Neira (WHO) - Director, Public health and environment, World Health Organization

  21. Karina Nielsen

    Minimizing the adverse effects of restructuring on employee health and wellbeing

    Karina Nielsen - Chair of Work Psychology, Director of the Institute for Work Psychology, Sheffield, UK

  22. Nicole Palmen

    New and Emerging Risks of Chemicals (NERCs) and the future of work

    Nicole Palmen - PhD, Registered industrial hygienist and toxicologist Sr. Researcher at RIVM, Bilthoven, the Netherlands

  23. Jagdish Patel

    Difficulties of recording and notification of accidents and diseases in developing countries

    Jagdish Patel - Director, Peoples Training & Research Centre, India

  24. Peter Rozen SC

    Innovative legislation and OSH

    Peter Rozen SC - Barrister, Sessional Lecturer University of Melbourne, Australia

  25. Yogindra Samant

    The Promises and Perils of the Platform Economy: Occupational Health and Safety Challenges, and the Opportunities for Labour Inspection

    Yogindra Samant - MD, MPH, PhD, Chief Medical Officer Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority Statens Hus, Trondheim, Norway

  26. Paul Schulte & John Howard

    The impact of technology on work and the workforce

    Paul Schulte - Director of the Education and Information Division, and Co-Manager of the Nanotechnology Research Center, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention USA and John Howard - Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, and the Administrator of the World Trade Center Health Program in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

  27. Francisco Silva, Paul Swuste & Pedro Azeres

    Work and Nanotechnology

    Francisco Silva - Head of OSH Laboratory at the Technological Centre for Ceramics and Glass, Portugal; Paul Swuste - Associate Professor, Delft University of Technology, the Netherlands and Pedro Arezes - Full Professor at the School of Engineering of the University of Minho, Portugal

  28. Rebekah Smith

    Innovative, creative and adaptable – how to keep pace with the digital transformationInnovative, creative and adaptable – how to keep pace with the digital transformation

    Rebekah Smith - Deputy Director Social Affairs BusinessEurope, Belgium

  29. Harri Vainio

    Changing work and workers’ health in the 21st century – a view from Kuwait

    Harri Vainio - Professor in Environmental and Occupational Health, Faculty of Public Health Kuwait University

  30. Ross Wilson

    Working for world class performance; approaches to administration and governance in WorkSafe New Zealand

    Ross Wilson - Chair of WorkSafe New Zealand and former president, New Zealand Council of Trade Unions