Occupational and Environmental Health

Focuses its research areas on aspects of work environment, biological monitoring of work environment exposure, and also the psychological aspect of workers. The cluster has varieties of measurement and analysis tools, such as lighting measurements, indoor air quality, Gas Chromatography and Mass-Spectrometry (GCMS) and Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry (AAS). Current research includes indoor air quality of offices in several provinces in Indonesia, detection of heavy metals in urine, hair and blood samples of workers, and office workers’ stress levels.

Ongoing Research

  • Research are focusing on translational research, which means that the results can be used for changing or developing policies.
  • Research conducted can be on request by other institutions, governmental as well as private or can be initiated from researchers of this center, based on problems in OEH that arises.
  • Even though studies are requested and funded by other institutions, this center will remain its independence by developing clear guidelines for research conducted by this center. The guidelines will clearly state about:
    – Ethical issues.
    – Intellectual property services.

Publication

Collaboration

  • Goverment Institutions:
    Ministry of Health.
    Ministry of Environment.
    Ministry of Agriculture.
    Ministry of Energy.
    Universities.
  • Non-Government Institutions:
    Labor Organizations.
    Civil Society Organizations.
    Environmental Organizations.
  • Private Companies and Organizations:
    College of Medicine Catholic University of Korea, Seoul Korea.
    University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Fukuoka, Japan.
    National Institute of Occupational, Safety and Health, US.
    ALS, Malaysia.
    Consortium of Occupational Medicine Expert, The Netherlands.

Organization