Health and welfare Workers health
SINTEF develops knowledge and expertise on employment and health. We have multidisciplinary expertise in economics, biology, sociology, psychiatry, work physiology and organization science.
Medical Technology - Laboratories
We are sharing medical technology laboratory facilities in close co-operation with St. Olavs Hospital og NTNU.
SINTEF offers standardised testing of immersion suits, personal flotation devices (lifejackets etc.) and cold weather protective clothing.
Collaboration for better mastery of mental disorders in young adults
Trondheim municipality, Unit for mental health and substance abuse, and Nidaros DPS at St. Olav's Hospital, will create better services for young people with minor mental disorders - a growing group of patients.
Evaluation of Occupational Health Services
The aim of the project is to investigate how the company health services serves as an instrument to assist businesses and governments in preventive work environment.
Smart protective solutions for industrial safety and productivity in the cold
Working in cold climates involves various effects on work, health and performance. The degree of cold exposure is essential for the severity and risks associated with the exposure. Cold environment disturbs not only the machinery of industrial processes and vehicles, but is also very crucial factor to reduce worker's comfort, performance and safety.
Illness and injuries at work are costing Norway NOK 30 billion a year
Back pain is the most common ailment affecting quality of life, while crush injuries are the most likely to result in death – and this constitutes the biggest cost to society.
Extreme cold weather clothing
If the Norwegian oil and gas industry is heading into the Arctic, it must be dressed for the occasion. This requires unique specialist technical expertise.