Researchers from Russia, Finland, Norway and Canada made several presentations:

  • Hilde Faerevik (SINTEF Digital, Norway): "Health effects of cold exposure in different occupations";
  • Dominic Gagnon  (Laurentian University, Canada): "Human skeletal oxygen transport and metabolism during work in the cold: recent advances";
  • Sirkka Rissanen  (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland): "Use of respirators in the cold";
  • Juha Oksa, Satu Manttari (Työterveyslaitos, Finland): "Working in the cold: muscular strain in meat cutting work";
  • Yana Korneeva (NArFU, Russia): "Professional performance of fly-in-fly-out industrial workers in the Arctic";
  • Natalya Simonova, Lyudmila Gubaidulina (MSU, Russia): "The Ministry of Emergency Situations rescuers' personal reliability and professional success";
  • Anna Yuryeva, Anastasia Korneeva (NArFU, Russia): "The loggers' job stress and working capacity during fly-in period in the Far North".

The overall objective of the Thematic Network on Working in the Arctic is to develop a global partnership of educational and scientific organizations in the North for study and support of human working capacities in the Arctic.

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