National Occupational Injury Research Symposium

At a glance

The National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS) is the only national forum focused on occupational acute traumatic injury research.

National Occupational Injury Research Symposium


NOIRS brings together researchers, academicians, labor union representatives, safety professionals, industry leaders, and students from multiple disciplines and fields to advance the public health mission of keeping workers safe on the job.

If you’re interested in learning about emerging issues in occupational safety and cutting-edge occupational injury research findings from leading experts, then NOIRS is for you!

See you in 2026!‎

NOIRS 2026 will be an in-person event and take place in Morgantown, WV. Sign up for email updates (bottom of page) to get information about date announcements, registration, and more as it becomes available.

Conference rewind

NIOSH hosted NOIRS 2022 from May 10-12, 2022. The symposium theme was Preventing Workplace Injuries in a Changing World. View the program book.

A special issue of the Journal of Safety Research featuring select papers from NOIRS 2022 is available.

The following organizations co-sponsored NOIRS 2022: