Viktor Kempa graduated from the Faculty of Mining and Geology of the Technical University of Ostrava in 1982 and obtained a post-graduate degree in Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) from the same university in 1988. Prior to joining the ETUI in 2002 as Research officer in the field of health and safety, he was Head of the OHS and Environmental Protection Department of the Czech Trade Union of Mine, Geology and Oil Industry Workers and a member of the National Tripartite Committee on OHS and of the National Council on OHS in the Czech Republic. He is in charge of the coordination of New Member States and candidate countries in OHS area and of the coordination of the Workers' Group in EU-OSHA.
Areas of activity
Migrant workers, occupational health and safety.