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Inputs: Conferences

The International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (formerly NIFS) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health convene the 2011 Symposium on Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Health and Safety
June 26-30, 2011, Grove Hotel in Boise, Idaho
This is an opportunity for networking and sharing information on safety and health research and practices in the Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Sector. The Symposium will include technical papers, panel discussions, educational presentations, and current research updates. Visit the conference website for updates.

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2010 Agriculture Safety and Health Council of America and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Protecting Workers in Agriculture Conference
January 27 - 28, 2010, Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas
Agriculture leaders, safety practitioners, researchers, producers and farm workers share knowledge regarding evidence-based interventions and program experiences that lead to adoption of high quality, cost effective safety practices for workers in agriculture.

2009 NIOSH Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Intramural/Extramural Workshop
August 11 - 12, 2009, Cincinnati, Ohio
The NIOSH Intramural/Extramural Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing Safety and Health Workshop provided an opportunity for project officers and administrators of NIOSH funded AgFF projects (both intramural and extramural) to network, share information, and collaborate on research efforts.

IFISH 4, Fourth International Fishing Industry Safety and Health Conference
May 11 - 14, 2009, Reykjavik, Iceland
This event brings together individuals who share an interest in reducing health and safety hazards faced by commercial fishermen. A forum for the latest information on successful research programs and industry successes in regard to improving fishing safety and health. The conference builds an international coalition, and promote action to prevent injury and improve health in the commercial fishing industry. IFISH 4 is the conference for anyone with an interest in safety promotion, occupational health, injury prevention, search and rescue, occupational safety in regard to the commercial fishing industry. The program includes keynote speakers and the presentation of scientific papers and posters, and workshops.

Key themes for IFISH 4 are the relationship between fisheries management and safety, and productive sea safety collaborations between developed and developing nations.