August 29, 2019

Call for Abstracts for 2020 World Congress Opens Sept. 15

The call for abstracts for the XXII World Congress on Safety and Health at Work will open on Sept. 15, 2019. The World Congress, a global forum for advancing worker health protection, will be held Oct. 4–7, 2020, in Toronto, Canada. The 2020 World Congress will focus on topics such as innovations in addressing longstanding safety and health challenges, implications of the changing world of work for occupational safety and health, and efforts to advance a culture of prevention. Individuals will be invited to submit abstracts to present papers, projects, or case studies during the event. Further details about the abstract submission process will be available in early September. The World Congress will accept abstracts between Sept. 15 and Dec. 15, 2019.

The World Congress is organized by the International Labor Organization, the International Social Security Association, the Institute for Work & Health, and the Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety. More information is available on the event’s website.