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occupational psychology


expertise field which deals with the psychological and mental demands of the job and how to evaluate the mental capacity of different individuals in order to achieve a proper placement from the health point of view

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When training apprentices as fitters, electricians, mechanical/electronics engineers, etc., the company aims to make them ‘profitable’ for the future by providing them with a new skill called ‘Future Competence’. An inter-disciplinary and multi-disciplinary approach is taken to safety within ‘Future Competence’ which includes occupational medicine, occupational psychology, safety techniques, sports science, apprentice training and styles of management.

Term reference

EU-OSHA, European Week for Safety and Health at Work 2006, “A Safe Start for Young Workers in Practice”,


  • Български: трудова психология
  • Čeština: psychologie práce
  • Dansk: erhvervspsykologi
  • Deutsch: Arbeitspsychologie
  • Ελληνικά: ψυχολογία της εργασίας
  • English: occupational psychology
  • Español: psicología del trabajo
  • Eesti: tööpsühholoogia
  • Suomi: työpsykologia
  • Français: psychologie du travail
  • Hrvatski: occupational psychology
  • Magyar: munkapszichológia
  • Íslenska: vinnusálfræði
  • Italiano: psicologia del lavoro
  • Lietuvių: darbo psichologija
  • Latviešu: arodpsiholoģija
  • Malti: psikoloġija okkupazzjonali
  • Nederlands: arbeidspsychologie
  • Norsk: arbeidspsykologi
  • Polski: psychologia pracy
  • Português: psicologia do trabalho
  • Română: psihologia muncii
  • Slovenčina: pracovná psychológia
  • Slovenščina: psihologija dela
  • Svenska: arbetspsykologi