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Barents Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety


The Barents Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety has been published in 1998–2015. It provides information to occupational health and safety experts in the countries of the Barents region. The newsletter came out three times a year. It was published in English and Russian. 


Баренц Бюллетень по охране и гигиене труда публиковался с 1998 по 2015 год. Он предоставлял информацию для специалистов по охране труда и профессионального здоровья в странах Баренц региона. Бюллетень выходил три раза в год и печатался на английском и русском языках.



The new leadership of the Institute did not find a possibility to continue the editing and publishing of the Barents Newsletter from 2016 onwards. 

The last issue of the Barents Newsletter, published by the FIOH, will remain:
3/2015 Networks of OH&S 
3/2015 Информационные сети по охране труда

Latest issue:
Barents Newsletter 3/2015 Networks of OH&S (1,7 MB)
Barents Newsletter 2/2015 Training of occupational health personnel (0,9 MB)
Barents Newsletter 1/2015 Arctic work (1,3 MB)

Previous issues:
Barents Newsletter 3/2014 Musculoskeletal disorders and return to work (1.4 MB)
Barents Newsletter 2/2014 Psychosocial factors of work (2.1 MB)
Barents Newsletter 1/2014 Construction industry (1.2 MB)

Barents Newsletter 3/2013 Active ageing (1.9 MB)
Barents Newsletter 2/2013 Prevention of occupational accidents and diseases (1.7 MB)
Barents Newsletter 1/2013 Health promotion at work (0.9 MB)

Barents Newsletter 3/2012 Safety and health in road transport
(1.7 MB)
Barents Newsletter 2/2012 Nanotechnology (pdf 1.4 MB) 
Barents Newsletter 1/2012 Information and service work (pdf 2 MB)

Barents Newsletter 3/2011 Psychological workload and return to work (pdf 2 MB)
Barents Newsletter 2-2011 Migrant workers 
(pdf 2MB)
Barents Newsletter 1-2011 Small-scale enterprises (pdf 2MB)

Barents Newsletter 3-2010 Economic analysis in OH&S
(pdf 1MB)
Barents Newsletter 2-2010  Improving health at workplace 
(pdf 879 KB)
Barents Newsletter 1-2010  Women and work  (pdf 1.7 MB)

Barents Newsletter 3-2009  Occupational health services  (pdf 1.3 MB)
Barents Newsletter 2-2009  Information and networking (pdf 1 MB)
Barents Newsletter 1-2009 pdf  Mining and metallurgy (pdf 762 KB)

Barents Newsletter 3-2008 pdf  Risk assessment (pdf 2 MB)
Barents Newsletter 2/2008  Transport industry (pdf 773 KB)
Barents Newsletter 1/2008  OSH profiles (pdf 3 MB)

Previous archived issues are found on Internet (2007 and older)
View the list of issues on the left.

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health 
P.O. Box 18 
FIN-00391 Helsinki, Finland

Fax: +358-30 474 2548

ISSN 1458-5952 On-line publication
ISSN 1455-8459 Printed publication

Editor in chief
Suvi Lehtinen

Mirkka Salmensaari
E-mail: firstname.lastname(at)

The translations into Russian-English-Russian are provided by Kola Science Centre.

Editorial Board
Valeri Chashchine, Prof.
Kola Research Laboratory of Occupational Health, Russian Federation 

Vladimir Masloboev, Prof.
Kola Science Centre, Russian Federation 

Juri Lupandin, Prof.
Petrozavodsk State University, Russian Federation 

Evgeny R Boyko, Dr.
Institute of Physiology, Ural Division, Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia

Anatoly Vinogradov, Ph.D, Secretary General
Kola Science Centre, Russian Federation 

Randi Eidsmo Reinertsen, Prof.
Research Director, Sintef Health Research, Norway

Hannu Rintamäki, Research Professor
Physical Work Capacity Team, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland

Liina Saar, Chief Specialist
Health Board, Estonia

Ivars Vanadzins, Ph.D
Riga Stradins University, Latvia

Raimonda Eicinaite-Lingiene
Institute of Hygiene, Lithuania

Piotr Sakowski, MPH
Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine, Poland

Collaborative organizations
Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Institute of Sanitary-Epidemiologie Research, Petrozavodsk
Institute of Physiology, Russian Academy of Sciences, Archangelsk
Kola Science Centre, Russian Academy of Sciences
Kola Research Laboratory of Occupational Health
National Institute of Occupational Health, Oslo, Norway
North-West Public Health Centre, St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg Scientific Research Institute of Labour and Occupational Diseases
State University of Petrozavodsk
Sintef Health Research, Norway
Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway


© Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, 2015

ISSN 1458-5952 (on-line publication)

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Modified 16.12.2015