Conflict of interest declaration: Jos H Verbeek

Updated on: 23 February 2021

Roles in: Work Group

1. In the past 36 months have you accepted the following from a commercial organisation with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?

a) Support for attending meetings, including sabbaticals and study tours (this covers travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
No

b) Payment or honoraria for lectures, presentations, speakers bureaus, manuscript writing, or educational events?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Grants and contracts?
Yes - We coordinated a EU-OSHA research project between 2015-2019 that included reviewing the literature on interventions to improve return to work in cancer patients about which we have a Cochrane Review with our review group

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
Yes - I received consulting fees from WHO for methodological support in the development of a guideline for working safely with nanomaterials, air quality and radiofrequency fields

g) Royalty or licences payments?
No

h) Payment for expert testimony?
No

i) Payment for a fellowship?
No

j) Payment for participation on a Data Safety Monitoring Board, Advisory Board, or Guideline Panel?
No

k) Payment for a leadership or other fiduciary role in other board, society, committee, or advocacy group?
No

2. In the past 36 months have you, your spouse/partner or an immediate family member been employed by or do you or they own a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
Yes - I was employed by the Finnish Institute of Occupational Health to produce Cochrane Systematic Reviews until May 2019

3. Do you own stocks or shares in a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

4. Do you hold any patents (planned, issued or pending) for products relevant to the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
No