Research

Our research has raised levels of awareness and understanding of current and emerging health, safety and wellbeing issues with government, industry and the public.

Our research covers cancer, air pollution, chemical and dust exposure, musculoskeletal injuries, nanomaterials, agriculture, farming and pesticides.

Our mission began in 1969 with the internationally ground-breaking research on lung disease in coal mine workers. Over the decades, we have produced multiple landmark studies, taking us from coal dust, asbestos, carbon nanotubes to air pollution. Early on, we recognised and developed an innovative multi-disciplinary approach to public health research — one that is widely replicated today across the globe in many organisations and institutions.

Our experts are recognised internationally as leading thinkers in their subject areas. In many cases, our people have made it their life’s work to uphold our values, and that’s an essential part of how we deliver our mission of providing a healthy and sustainable world.

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  • IOMworld Posted: 7 days ago
    Read the independent report on #COVID and Occupational Impacts from the UK Injuries Advisory Council. IOM's John Ch… https://t.co/ibKrBhgyul
  • IOMworld Posted: 12 days ago
    RT @therealfclabs: A week today! Free webinar - panel discussion and audience questions. Be part of the conversation. https://t.co/X59e9
  • IOMworld Posted: 13 days ago
    Improving understanding of gloves & dermal exposure to chemicals for professionals everywhere, IOM’s Karen Galea &… https://t.co/Tt4NUoa6y3
  • IOMworld Posted: 14 days ago
    RT @EU_OSHA: Systematic, holistic approach to #riskAssessment, covering both physical and psychosocial risks. This should actively involve…
  • IOMworld Posted: 15 days ago
    Sharing our knowledge on Respirable Crystalline Silica, check out our advice and expertise in a recent published ar… https://t.co/zmBZVu5FC2
  • IOMworld Posted: 20 days ago
    As Airmon 2022 has now come to an end, we wish to thank everyone for visiting our stand. We have enjoyed meeting &… https://t.co/afjwvLYDYj
  • IOMworld Posted: 21 days ago
    IOM's research has helped to better understand stress and psychosocial issues and how to manage these for safer and… https://t.co/xI9q77HLE3
  • IOMworld Posted: 22 days ago
    IOM improving ventilation for a healthier world. To protect patients, staff & limit the spread of COVID-19, find ou… https://t.co/UUUe7OgsAm
  • IOMworld Posted: 22 days ago
    Today! Join the Low Cost Particulate Matter Sensors in the Workplace workshop at 16:00. This workshop will aim to g… https://t.co/cTAPo2692e
  • IOMworld Posted: 23 days ago
    The Airmon 10 event is now underway. Come & visit our stand where our experts will be delighted to answer your ques… https://t.co/BKgJPDGMvQ