International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health®

The International Symposium to Advance Total Worker Health (TWH) is a public conference focused on advancing research, practice, policies, and programs aligned with the TWH approach. The symposium explores opportunities to create safer workplaces and ways to improve the health and well-being of the workforce.

Symposium attendees will hear keynote addresses, presentations, and workshops from experts in the field highlighting the latest research and best practices to advance the safety, health, and well-being of workers. Participants include scientists and professionals from industry, government, academic institutions, nonprofit organizations, labor, and human resources.

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The next TWH Symposium will be held in fall 2022. Subscribe to the TWH in Action! eNewsletter for the latest updates and stay tuned for more information.

Past Events

Second International Symposium to Advance TWH, May 2018

NIOSH hosted the second International Symposium to Advance TWH May 8-11, 2018 at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The theme for the 2018 symposium was “Work & Well-Being: How Safer, Healthier Work Can Enhance Well-Being.” The full symposium programpdf iconexternal icon provides additional detail about the conference. You can view the agenda and select presentations on the symposium websiteexternal icon.

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First International Symposium to Advance TWH, October 2014

The first International Symposium to Advance TWH was held October 6-8, 2014 at the National Institutes for Health in Bethesda, Maryland. The conference started with a keynote addresspdf icon from NIOSH Director Dr. John Howard. Select presentations from the 2014 Symposium are available for viewingexternal icon.

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