At the screen
Working with information and communication technology – There are regular demonstrations, a variety of exhibits for you to try out and lots to read.
The race for the latest headlines
Working in newspaper production and the media – From manual typesetting to desktop publishing. This area focuses on the old and modern tools used in the writing and printing industries and their effects on the people that work with them.
Following the rhythm of the machines
Traditional factory work in the textile industry – The whistling of steam engines and rattle of weaving looms fills the space. Get a vivid insight into the dust-filled, highly-disciplined working world of the past, where worker's days were dictated by the time clock.
Greater safety on building sites
“Welcome to the building site”. This area of the exhibition looks at occupational health and safety issues in structural and civil engineering. Visitors can go down into deep tunnels and up to great heights to experience the hazardous working conditions on building sites.
On the road
Working in transport and traffic – This part of the exhibition looks at the working conditions of those who are constantly “on the move” transporting goods and people.
Slaving in shifts
Life and work in the iron and steel industry – This area of the exhibition gives visitors the chance to experience “classic” occupational health and safety issues. Visitors can learn about intense physical work, shift work and extreme working conditions caused by heat, dust, noise and hazardous substances.
Plenty of tension
What happens when the lights go out, and how do people working in power stations respond to power cuts? Discover the electrifying world behind the plug – From generation to distribution, follow the path that electricity takes to reach our homes.
Hazardous substances in the workplace – Manufacturing and processing chemicals is a dangerous job. This part of the exhibition shows visitors what measures must be taken when handling hazardous substances.
The world of work
Natural attributes – Technical abilities. You can put your senses to the test at a variety of interactive stations.
Struggle for a better working world
Who was behind the fight for an eight-hour working day or against child labour? The history of occupational health and safety - a journey of discovery into a past that continues to shape the world of work of today.
New working worlds
Tomorrow’s working world – What does the future hold? We take a look into the future. How do we want to live? How do we want to work? And what values are important to us? Create your future and join the conversation!