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WG Occupational diseases

This WG “Occupational diseases” was founded in 2000 to study occupational diseases systems in the European Forum Member States.

Its work has given rise to publishing of a first report on process and conditions to declare, recognize and repair occupational diseases in Europe.


-> The WG carried out a study which aims to present an overview of the possibilities for recognition of work-related mental disorders both as occupational diseases and as accidents at work in ten countries: Germany, Belgium, Denmark, Spain, Finland, France, Italy, the Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland.

Download the report on cancers (2018)
Download the report on MSDs

Download the report on mental disorders 






  • Stefanie Palfner (DGUV, Germany)
  • Michael Janotka, Michael Maltrovsky (AUVA, Austria)
  • Karim Wilmotte (Fedris, Belgium)
  • Kamma Skrubbeltrang (AES, Denmark)
  • Vanesa Rodriguez (AMAT, Spain)
  • Mari Karttunen (TVK, Finland)
  • Martine Garin, Myriam Youssouf (CNAM-DRP, France)
  • Marta Clemente (INAIL, Italy)
  • Erica Narváez (Forsäkringskassan, Sweden)
  • Eva Eriksson (AFA, Sweden)
  • Philippe Calatayud (Suva, Switzerland)