An important part of this preparation is a recent call for abstracts for oral, poster and symposium presentations at PREMUS 2016—the Ninth International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs). PREMUS 2016 is scheduled for June 20‑23, 2016 in Toronto
Organizers invite scientists, academics, students and others doing research into the causes, prevalence and prevention of work-related MSDs to submit their presentation proposals by October 30, 2015
Proposals are being sought for these conference themes:
Field evaluations of MSD prevention policies, programs and practices
Economic burden of work-related MSDs
Epidemiology of work-related MSDs
Biology of work-related MSDs
Measuring exposures in a new world of work
Management of work-related MSDs and sustainable employment
Health disparities and globalization
Emerging issues in the prevention and management of work-related MSDs.
Proposals for other topics in the field of work-related MSDs are also welcome.
PREMUS 2016 is also organizing pre-conference workshops scheduled to run on Sunday, June 19, 2016.
Deadline for workshop proposals is August 28, 2015.
Want to know more about PREMIS 2016 or details about abstract submissions?
For our part, the WHSC offers a range of training programs
to help workplace parties better understand the working conditions responsible for the development of MSDs. Many of these same training programs and resources offer essential insight into the actions needed to reduce or eliminate harmful exposures.
To learn more: