Call for Abstracts: 6th National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS 2015)

August 20, 2014
NIOSH Update:

Abstracts are now being accepted for the National Occupational Injury Research Symposium (NOIRS 2015). The Symposium, taking place May 19–21 at the Camp Dawson Training Center in Kingwood, West Virginia, is the only national forum for occupational injury researchers and professionals to connect and share knowledge and experiences on the prevention of work-related injuries. The theme of NOIRS 2015 will be Advancing Occupational Injury Research through Integration and Partnership.

Researchers, safety and health professionals, and others who are interested in understanding and preventing workplace injuries are invited to submit an abstract by December 1, 2014. The agenda will include oral and poster presentations and Symposium organizers welcome research from all industry sectors on topics including falls, motor vehicle safety, workplace violence, machine safety, injury surveillance, and more. Visit the NOIRS 2015 website for a complete list of occupational injury topics of interest.

Since its inaugural meeting in 1997, NOIRS has provided an invaluable platform for attendees from a variety of disciplines to showcase innovative and state-of-the art approaches to occupational injury research and prevention. The Symposium offers attendees the opportunity to network with colleagues and expand their knowledge of current research and best-practices to reduce work-related injury.

NOIRS 2015 is convened by 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).

For more information about NOIRS 2015 and to submit an abstract, visit

NIOSH is the federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations for preventing work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths. More information can be found at

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