Occupational Health

The Center for Research in Occupational Health (CISAL) is a research group by Universitat Pompeu Fabra led by Dr. Fernando G. Benavides. CISAL is recognized as a consolidated group of the CIBER-Epidemiology and Public Health by the Instituto de Salud Carlos III and attached to Institut Hospital del Mar d'Investigacions Mèdiques IMIM Parc de Salut MAR. CiSAL serves as a unique academic venue where science and society interact, producing and disseminating useful scientific knowledge to inform policy with the ultimate goal of improving the health of all workers.

The main research lines are:

  • Occupational health problems.
  • Occupational health information systems.
  • Occupational safety and health policies.
  • Occupational health inequalities.