CMHS - Centre of Maritime Health and Safety

The Centre of Maritime Health and Safety (CMHS) in Esbjerg is a centre under the Institute of Public Health at the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark.

CMHS provides independent research and documentation that can help to optimize the working environment, living conditions, health and safety of seafarers, fishermen and workers on offshore installations.

We collaborate with a wide range of businesses and other stakeholders in the maritime field.

Current key tasks include monitoring and improvement of
• maritime safety
• treatment options at sea
• lifestyle, living conditions, culture, and psychosocial conditions on board

CMHS has a multidisciplinary staff of currently 5.8 researchers with various backgrounds such as anthropology, sociology and health sciences.

Susanne E. Frank, Secretary, Commercial Correspondent