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Working conditions for NWO-I staff

NWO-I attaches considerable importance to the safety, health and well-being of its staff. The employer and employee are both responsible for health, safety and well-being at the workplace.

With its health & safety policy NWO-I seeks to realise the following goals:

  • optimising the safety and protecting the health of all staff, guests, trainees and visitors;
  • handling installations, equipment, machines and goods as healthily and as safely as possible;
  • preventing psychosocial work stress as a consequence of excessive work pressure, bullying, sexual harassment, aggression and violence.

Safety rules

When you start in a new position at NWO-I, your supervisor will provide you with information about safe and healthy working in your place of work. If that does not happen then ask about it. You can also approach the local health & safety coordinator (see below) and for more general questions you can send an email to

NWO-I has also put together safety information for different types of jobs. Information about this can be found in the drop down menu on the left.

Work and complaints

On the webpage 'Work and complaints' you will find more information about 'Code of conduct and confidential advisers', the whistleblowing policy, the individual right to complain, and scientific integrity.


For questions about working conditions, health and safety you can contact your manager/supervisor.

When you are working at one of the institutes or at the NWO-I Office, then you can contact:

When you are working in an Administrative Unit for Research Groups at Universities, then you can contact the health & safety coordinator at your faculty.
For general and all other questions you can send an email to Sjoerd Wouda:

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