Medical service

CERN’s occupational health service can be found in Building 57 on the Meyrin site.

The occupational health service comprises:

2 medical doctors

4 nurses

2 secretaries

1 psychologist


Contact the secretariat by phone on 78435 or 73186

Contact the infirmary by phone on 73802


The tasks of the service are:

  • To monitor the health of employed members of CERN's personnel and to determine their aptitude for work.
  • To implement occupational health and safety measures with a view to safeguarding the physical and mental health of employees throughout their professional life at CERN (e.g. prevention campaigns, additional examinations, ergonomy investigations, defibrillator training, etc.)
  • To dispense first aid to anyone on the CERN site who comes to physical or mental harm.
  • To participate, in collaboration with the relevant services (HSE-FB, SMUR), in responses to medical emergencies in accordance with the agreements reached between CERN and its Host States.
  • To take initial action in the event of occupational accidents and to follow up the administrative formalities relating to subsequent medical care dispensed to employed members of the personnel (MPE).
  • To monitor MPE who are on long-term sick leave and either promote their return to work or accompany them in the formalities leading to the recognitiion of disability (JARDB).
  • To screen MPE for occupational illnesses and to take charge of the formalities leading to the recognition of such.


The personnel of the Medical Service is bound by professional secrecy.

More information on the CERN Medical Service is available at the following address:


Medical services website

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