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

June 20 - 23, 2016

PREMUS 2016 Toronto

Now Open: PREMUS 2016 Call for Abstracts

Do you have research findings that are important to furthering our understanding of work-related musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)? Share them with your peers at PREMUS 2016.

The call for proposals for symposia, presentations and posters at PREMUS 2016, taking place June 20-23, 2016, in Toronto, Canada, is now open.

The Institute for Work & Health, host of this 9th International Scientific Conference on the Prevention of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders, is inviting you and other researchers, scientists, students, academics and practitioners around the world to submit proposals for this tri-annual conference. Proposals will ideally align with one of the conference themes:

  1. Field evaluations of MSD prevention policies, program and practices
  2. Economic burden of work-related MSDs
  3. Epidemiology of work-related MSDs
  4. Biology of work-related MSDs
  5. Measuring exposures in a new world of work
  6. Management of work-related MSDs and sustainable employment
  7. Health disparities and globalization
  8. Emerging issues in the prevention and management of work-related MSDs.

Proposals falling outside these themes are also welcome. The deadline for abstracts is October 30, 2015.

Workshop proposals are also welcome. The deadline for workshop proposals is August 28, 2015.

For more information, and to submit your proposal, please visit:


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Thanks! We look forward to hearing from you.

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