Protecting people, animals, and the environment from harmful chemicals and micro-organisms

Chemicals and micro-organisms are a potential threat to human and animal health. How can we help to protect people, animals, and the environment from exposure to potentially harmful agents? What about living near a pig farm, for instance? Is that still safe for our health? And what’s the impact of air pollution on people and the environment? At the Risk Assessment program in Utrecht, we try to assess and control the risks of hazardous exposure through the food chain and vaccination, in the environment, and in occupational settings. Read more...

We try to make the world safer for people, but also for domesticated, farm, and wild animals. Air pollution is a major threat to the environment and public health, so we have to reduce the emissions of air pollutants.