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National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS)

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NOIRS 2015 Location

The National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS) 2015 was held on May 19, 20, & 21, 2015 in Kingwood, West Virginia at the Camp Dawson Training Center. Nestled in the hills of North Central West Virginia, Camp Dawson lies within close proximity of 50% of the nation’s population, and offered a unique and serene setting for our meeting.

Camp Dawson Training Center

Meeting Facilities (Robert C. Byrd Conference Center)

Meeting Facilities (Robert C. Byrd Conference Center)

Dining/Recreation

Camp Dawson has a dining facility, a restaurant (Liberty Restaurant), and a lounge (Liberty Lounge). Breakfast, lunch and dinner were available at the dining hall and restaurant; light foods sandwiches, beer and wine were available at the lounge. A Post Exchange where you purchase sundries and souvenirs was also available.

Recreational facilities onsite included an Olympic-size pool, an outdoor volleyball area, a fitness center, and paddle boats, canoes and bicycles (for rent).

Preston County Information

Please visit the Preston County web site and Tour Preston for more information on Kingwood and the surrounding area, including hotels, activities, events, festivals, transportation, sports, restaurants, cultural attractions, shops and more. Information on the golf course next to Camp Dawson can be found at Preston Country Club. Mention of any company or product does not constitute endorsement by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

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