9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders

June 20 - 23, 2016

PREMUS 2016 Toronto

Thank you for a successful conference!

What a fun and memorable time we, the Hosting Committee, had at the 9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders. We were reminded that this global community of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) researchers and practitioners is a special group of congenial, generous and dedicated people. It was a successful conference and your presence was a big part of it.

Thank you!

Please fill out the PREMUS 2016 evaluation form

Help us and the next PREMUS hosting team learn about what went well and what needed improving. Please fill out our evaluation form. This Qualtrics survey is only a short one, but the feedback you provide in it could go a long way.

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ICOH MSD Scientific Committee names new head

The Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD) Scientific Committee of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) met during the conference. The committee thanked Dr. Dongmug Kang and Dr. John Jason Devereux for their services as president and secretary respectively during the preceding term. The committee also elected Institute for Work & Health (IWH)’s Senior Scientist Dr. Ben Amick as president and IWH’s Associate Scientist Dwayne Van Eerd as secretary for the next three-year term. The committee also agreed to support Bangalore, India, as the site of PREMUS 2022 and to produce a report on the surveillance of musculoskeletal disorders.

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Thank you to the delegates on Twitter

We want to extend a special thanks to the delegates who used social media to capture some of the knowledge and energy at the conference. These include Charlotte Wåhlin, Lars Andersen, Mike Sonne, Julie Côté, Krystle van Hoof, Jack Dennerlein, Claire Williams, and many others. A compilation of the social media activity under the #PREMUS2016 hashtag has been made using Storify.

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Certificate of attendance

If you need a certificate of attendance, email us at premus2016@iwh.on.ca. We will check our records and provide a certificate as warranted.

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Our Partners / Sponsors

International Commission on Occupational Health International Commission on Occupational HealthInstitute of Musculoskeletal Health and Arthritis Institute of Gender and Health Provincial Building and Construction Trades Council of OntarioFanshawe College

Conference Host

Institute for Work & Health


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