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NOIRS 2015

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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), in partnership with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety (LMRIS), the National Safety Council (NSC), and the Society for Advancement of Violence and Injury Research (SAVIR), is hosting the sixth National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS 2015) on May 19 to 21, 2015 at the Camp Dawson Training Center in Kingwood, West Virginia.

NIOSH, ASSE, LMRIS, NSC, and SAVIR are pleased to announce a Call for Abstracts for oral and poster presentations for NOIRS 2015. Researchers, safety and health professionals, and others who are interested in understanding and preventing workplace injuries are encouraged to submit abstracts.

Abstracts must be 350 words or less and describe original research related to occupational injury.

Research in all industry sectors is eligible: Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; Construction; Health Care and Social Assistance; Manufacturing; Mining; Oil and Gas Extraction; Public Safety; Services; Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities; and Wholesale and Retail Trade.

Primary areas of interest for the 2015 program are listed below; however, other occupational injury topics can be submitted.


Acceptance notices will be sent to authors via e-mail by February 1, 2015.

Presentation Media

Oral presentations should use Microsoft Powerpoint. Each meeting room will include a computer with Microsoft Powerpoint software, a CD-ROM drive, and a USB port. Authors of abstracts selected for poster presentations will receive information on poster dimensions.

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