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Key Dates

Abstract Submission Deadline
16 January 2017

International Media Festival for Prevention
Submission Deadline

31 January 2017

Early Bird Deadline
31 May 2017

Don't miss the chance to showcase your research to 3,500 OSH professionals at the XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017!

The XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017 is an important platform for anyone who is interested in OSH at work. From 3 to 6 Sep 2017, OSH practitioners, researchers, business and government leaders will meet in Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore for the first time to exchange and promote OSH knowledge, practices and experience at work.

The Organisers of World Congress Work 2017 would like to invite you to showcase your research on this international platform. You may choose to submit an abstract for symposia (oral) or poster presentation based on these symposia topics:

  • S01 – Benchmarking successful prevention strategies on OSH
  • S02 – Good practices on OSH in SMEs
  • S03 – Management of OSH in the mining sector: Seven golden rules in mining
  • S04 – OSH in agriculture: Traditional and emerging risks
  • S05 – OSH in the new digital world
  • S06 – OSH in the application of nanotechnologies
  • S07 – Improving OSH in global supply chains
  • S08 – Climate change and green jobs
  • S09 – Vision Zero in the construction sector
  • S10 – How can Vision Zero be a success in the transport industry?
  • S11 – Prevention pays! The role of accident insurance and the return to work¬† reintegration
  • S12 – A culture of prevention on OSH
  • S13 – OSH in the informal economy
  • S14 – The workplace diversity dimension of OSH
  • S15 – People-centred prevention strategies on OSH
  • S16 – What is required for effective OSH training?
  • S17 – Adapting work to people
  • S18 – Good communication on OSH
  • S19 – Behavioural science contribution to OSH strategies
  • S20 – International Trade Union Confederation (ITUC) symposium
  • S21 –¬† The highway to health and safety: A zero harm culture, good and best practices
  • S22 – State of OSH knowledge development and networking
  • S23 – Rehabilitation, disability and return to work
  • S24 – Prevention of occupational cancer
  • S25 – Wellbeing through work
  • S26 – Healthy work: Trends on occupational health
  • S27 – Psychosocial risks: Mental health and wellbeing at work
  • S28 – Estimating the benefit of occupational safety and health to society
  • S29 – Workplace practices for a safe, healthy and productive work life
  • S30 – Modern OSH inspection practices

Abstract submissions will be evaluated based on:

  • Relevance to topic;
  • Innovative character or originality;
  • Use for field;
  • Transferability; and
  • Structure and language.

Please indicate your preferred Symposium during submission. If your abstract is shortlisted, we will inform you by end-Apr 2017.

DEADLINE for abstract submission: 16 Jan 2017, 1200hrs (GMT +8)

For more information on abstract submission, click here.
To submit an abstract, click here.
To register for World Congress 2017, click here.

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Congress Secretariat
XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2017

For congress enquiries, email or call +65 6411 6690.