List of past events


International conference on the prevention of work disability, 29 September – 1 October 2014, Toronto (Canada)

Toronto (Canada), from 29 September to 1 October 2014

This conference covers the theme of “Applied Research and Knowledge Implementation on preventing work disability”. It is intended for scientists, researchers and experts in the field of work disability prevention.

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International Congress for Occupational Health and Work Organisation and Psychosocial Factors, 17-19 September 2014, Adelaide (South Australia)

Adelaide (South Australia), 17-19 September 2014

The congress will explore a number of themes including:

  • Psychosocial factors at work and their relationship with productivity and health
  • Psychosocial research in developing countries
  • Integrative and interdisciplinary approaches
  • Prevention and interventions for workers at risk 
  • Hot topics such as workplace bullying, sickness absence, ageing workforce
  • Organisational factors that promote wellbeing
  • Managing workers with chronic health disorders and mental health issues
  • Focus on industries/occupations at risk e.g. health workers
  • Worker health: From research to practice.

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World Congress on Safety and Health at Work 2014, 24-27 August 2014, Frankfurt (Germany)

Frankfurt (Germany), 24-27 août 2014

One world, countless different worlds of work: the programme of the XX World Congress for Safety and Health at Work 2014 will present all visitors with practical strategies for their prevention tasks.

Six Technical Sessions form the heart of the programme. In addition, 30 symposia address topical issues relating to safety and health at work. A particular highlight is the Forum for Prevention, which in this form is a first for the World Congress.

These programme items are supported by opening and closing events, keynote speeches, and a German Evening (limited number of participants). The Congress programme also includes a range of industry visits, cultural events, the International Media Festival for Prevention (IMFP), an accompanying trade fair, and further side events.

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