Director of PEROSH International Relations
Jan Michiel MEEUWSEN
Occupation or position held: Director/founder, independent consultant, Senior consultant OS&H, manager international affairs TNO Healthy Living. Working for clients as an interim manager (e.g. Manager International Affairs at PEROSH or EU liaison officer for Erasmus University Rotterdam) or participating as a consultant in projects
Key expertise: Research and consultancy on occupational safety and health (OSH) Labour inspection; institutional building with Ministries of Labour and Social Policies; Evaluation, Impact Assessment; Technical Assistance EU pre-accession countries and new EU member states. Health and safety management systems, (digital) risk assessment methodologies, public and occupational health, occupational diseases, ageing societies. Management of complex projects.
Main activities and responsibilities: Economic impact assessment of draft legislation & regulation, business impact assessment, households impact assessment, auditing of health and safety management systems based on OSHAS 18001 and SCC (Safety Checklist for Contractors), international consultancy on national OSH policy/implementation of EU-regulations, evaluation studies for the Dutch Ministry of Social Affairs & Employment and the European Parliament, educational consultancy on occupational safety and health issues, consultancy to inspection authorities, training of entrepreneurs of small and medium sized enterprises in OSH-policy, cost benefit approaches in health and safety, development of curricula and course materials, project and marketing management, thorough working knowledge of Europe Aid regulations, project management (PRINCE 2 and IPMA C certified), working in different cultures. Jan Michiel started as of 1994 with consultancy and research for several clients in the field of health and safety, working conditions.