Our Mission

Learning and Developing Occupational Health

The mission of the Learning and Developing Occupational Health Foundation is to support professional education in Occupational Safety and Health and to promote Occupational Health for all workers.

The first focus is on Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS) located in primary or community health care.

A second focus is on Agriculture: supporting education in work and health problems for primary, community, and occupational health care.

We are especially interested in improving education and access to reliable information. Occupational health surveillance is another theme we consider concentrating on, as we have done successfully in the past.

Professionals, workers, and managers are often exploring the internet in search of answers to their concerns. Printed books and scientific journals are steadily being replaced by online sources….
LDOH has special expertise in education in occupational safety and health problems and solutions in agriculture. About 40 % of all workers globally are working in this sector….
The term Basic Occupational Health Services (BOHS) refers to health care given by primary or community health care dedicated to workers’ health, i.e. care related to their work….