About the NIVA-Course 2023
The NIVA course – Workers in the Cold focuses on challenges for outdoor workers and visitors in areas with cold climate. It has a holistic approach from basal physiology to treatment options, and both present status and future perspectives are discussed.
Cold exposure and health – Professor Tiina Ikäheimo from University of Oulu and UiT
Respiratory protection for workers in the cold – Senior Researcher Kirsi Jussila, FIOSH, Finland
Cold exposure and musculoskeletal disorders – Senior Consultant Physician Albin Stjernbrandt from UmU, Sweden.
Thermoregulation, cold-related symptoms and performance degradation among food processing workers – Chief Researcher Sirkka Rissanen, FIOH and Senior Researcher Kirsi Jussila, FIOH, Finland
Assessment of cold strain and cold protective clothing by using international standards – Chief Researcher Sirkka Rissanen, FIOH and Senior Researcher Kirsi Jussila, FIOH, Finland
Health and safety standards for work in the cold – Senior Researcher Hilde Færevik, SINTEF, Norway.
From problem to solution – cold research in an applied perspective – Senior Researcher Hilde Færevik, SINTEF, Norway
Theoretical aspects and preparation of field measurements regarding cold exposure – Researcher Øystein Wiggen, SINTEF, Norway.
Discussions of field measurements – Researcher Øystein Wiggen, SINTEF, Norway.
From basal cold physiology to applied practice – Research Professor Fred Haugen, STAMI, Norway
Workers in the cold – Who are they and what do we know about them? – Head Engineer Anne-Mari Gjestvang Moe, STAMI, Norway