National Institute for Occupational Safety and Prevention (ISPESL): role in occupational health and safety

Int J Occup Environ Health. Jan-Mar 2005;11(1):18-22. doi: 10.1179/oeh.2005.11.1.18.

Abstract

The article explains the role of the Italian National Institute for Occupational Safety and Prevention (ISPESL), a public research body dealing with occupational and environmental health. Its organization, institutional roles, activities, facilities, and resources are outlined. Especially important is ISPESL's participation in national and international occupational safety and health networks. The Institute is active in epidemiologic surveillance of workers exposed to physical, chemical, and biological hazards.

MeSH terms

  • Accidents, Occupational / prevention & control
  • Community Networks
  • Environmental Health
  • Humans
  • Italy
  • Occupational Health*
  • Policy Making
  • Public Policy
  • Safety*