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Klaus T. Nielsen

MSc (Technological and Socio-economic Planning) & PhD

  • Universitetsvej 1, 03.1-W

    DK-4000 Roskilde


1993 …2021
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Personal profile


• Working Life

• Work and working environment
• Work and organizations
• Institutions related to regulation of  working environment
• Changes in working life
• Organizational theory and Occupational Health and Safety
• Regulation of the working environment



 1987   Cand.techn.soc. 
 2000    Ph.d.


 1987-1991 Employed at Dept. of Working Life at Danish Tech­no­logical Insti­tute.
 1991-1992 Employed in the Danish Ministry of La­bour as head of office. Dealing with wor­king en­viron­­ment. 
 1992-1995 Employed on a grant 'Workplace related regulation of Working Life Issues' at Dept. of Environment, Technology and Social Studies; Ros­kilde University.
 1995‑2000 Assistant Professor at the same department.
 2000- Associate Professor at IMT (formerly Tek-Sam and ENSPAC), RUC.

Other duties:

 1999- Co-editor of Tidsskrift for AR­BEJDSliv - The CSA Journal
 2000-2002 Chairman of CSA (Centre for Studies in Working Life - a national organisation for 'working life' researchers).
 2002-2005 Main editor of Tidsskrift for AR­BEJDSliv.
 2002-2006 Member of the board of Nordic Ergonomics Association.
 2006- Member of International Ergonomics Association's (IEA's) council


  • Labour market
  • Working life
  • Work environment

Publication network Recent external collaboration on country level. Dive into details by clicking on the dots.

Research Output 1993 2019

Working environment regulation in Norway and Denmark

Karlsen, J. E., Nielsen, K. T. & Salomon, R. H., 2019, Work and Wellbeing in the Nordic Countries: Critical Perspectives on the World's Best Working Lives. Hvid, H. & Falkum, E. (eds.). New York: Routledge, p. 115-133 19 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingBook chapterResearchpeer-review

Mellem sikkerhed og faglighed: arbejdsmiljøarbejde med vold i relationsarbejde

Translated title of the contribution: Between safety and professional ideals : – occupational health and safety work with violence in relational workHansen, A. M., Weber, S. S. & Nielsen, K. T., Jun 2017, In : Tidsskrift for Arbejdsliv. 19, 2, p. 24-40 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Mellem drømme og mareridt: fremtidsudsigter for arbejdsmiljøets virkemidler

Nielsen, K. T., Hasle, P., Møller, N., Seim, R., Limborg, H. J. & Bramming, P., 2016, In : Tidsskrift for Arbejdsliv. 18, 1, p. 9-17 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debateResearch

Open Access

The Wicked Character of Psychosocial Risks: Implications for Regulation

Jespersen, A. H., Hasle, P. & Nielsen, K. T., 2016, In : Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies. 6, 3, p. 23-42 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalJournal articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Virkemidler i arbejdsmiljøindsatsen: Afslutningsrapport fra Center for forskning i virkemidler og arbejdsmiljøindsatser (CAVI)

Hasle, P., Møller, N., Refslund, B., Limborg, H. J., Nielsen, K. T., Bramming, P. & Seim, R., 2016, København: Aalborg Universitet. 74 p.

Research output: Book/ReportReportResearch

Open Access

Projects 2003 2021

AMO: Udviklingen i virksomhedernes arbejdsmiljøarbejde (AMO)

Hansen, A. M., Nielsen, K. T., Møller, N., Broberg, O., Seim, R., Bramming, P., Hvenegaard, H., Limborg, H. J. & Hasle, P.


Project: Research

Center for forskning i arbejdsmiljøindsatser og virkemidler (CAVI)

Hasle, P., Hansen, A. M., Nielsen, K. T., Møller, N., Starheim, L., Langaa Jensen, P., Seim, R., Poulsen, S., Broberg, O., Bramming, P., Limborg, H. J., Grøn, S., Pedersen, F., Kvorning, L., Helbo Jespersen, A., Refslund, B., Uhrenholdt Madsen, C. & Hohnen, P.


Project: Research

Activities 1995 2017

  • 8 Lecture and oral contribution
  • 3 Editor of Research journal
  • 3 Membership in board of company or public organisation
  • 1 Membership in committee, council, board

Udvalget for Udvikling og Udredning - Arbejdsmiljøforskningsfonden (External organisation)

Klaus T. Nielsen (Member)
Jan 2017 → …

Activity: MembershipMembership in committee, council, board

Nordic Journal of Working Life Studies (Journal)

Klaus T. Nielsen (Editor)
Jun 2017 → …

Activity: Editorial work and peer reviewEditor of Research journalResearch

The complex role of the working environment system: a danish perspective

Klaus T. Nielsen (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationLecture and oral contribution

Press / Media

Elektrikere er gode til at tage hånd om hinanden

Klaus Tranetoft Nielsen


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Elektrikere blandt de bedste kolleger

Klaus Tranetoft Nielsen


2 items of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Sverige opretter ny, uafhængig myndighed for arbejdsmiljø

Klaus Tranetoft Nielsen


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media

Gentagne omorganiseringer giver stress

Klaus T. Nielsen


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Press / Media