Lothar Lißner

Managing Director, Kooperationsstelle Hamburg

Dr Lothar Lissner has served as Managing Director of the Kooperationsstelle Hamburg IFE  (Cooperation Center Hamburg) for more than 20 years. For over 10 years his organization was an active member of the Topic Centre of the EU-OSHA, providing comprehensive occupational safety and health (OSH) information. Since 2010 Dr. Lissner has coordinated the evaluation of the German Occupational and Health Strategy (“Gemeinsame Arbeitsschutzstrategie”), contracted by the German national and regional authorities for Labour and Social Affairs. In a national two-years project for BAUA he compared the national OSH policies and strategies of a selected number of EU-Member States. Since 2008 he conducted impact assessment studies on a European level, contracted by DG Employment that focused on the impact of the practical implementation in the workplace of national measures implementing Directive 98/24/EC on Chemical Agents, and he is participating in a study on the development of a standard methodology for the systematic evaluation of health and safety at work directives.