Attention all occupational safety and health professionals and analysts. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Occupational Safety and Health Statistics (OSHS) Program will hold a special conference May 15-16, 2013, in Washington D.C. on work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatalities from the Survey of Occupational Injuries and Illnesses (SOII) and Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI). We look forward to having many of our colleagues in the health and safety community within government, private industry, labor, and academia join us for this informative gathering.
The conference will include keynote speeches from key data users, researchers, and stakeholders. There will also be presentations of papers by safety and health professionals and a poster session focused on unique and interesting uses of OSHS data. Exceptional papers will be considered for inclusion in a special issue of the BLS Monthly Labor Review following the conference.
Update: Registration for the Occupational Safety and Health Data Users Workshop has now closed. If you have any questions regarding registration for the Workshop, please contact us at OSHS40@bls.gov.
Update: There is no designated conference hotel for this meeting. Conference participants are expected to make their own arrangements for travel and accommodations. The conference will take place at the Postal Square Building, which is home to the BLS National Office in Washington D.C. The Postal Square Building is conveniently located a few blocks north of the U.S. Capitol at 2 Massachusetts Avenue, NE, across from Union Station. For additional information on public transportation, driving directions, and public parking see http://www.bls.gov/bls/directions.htm.
If you would like additional information about the conference or have any questions, please contact us at OSHS40@bls.gov.
Last Modified Date: May 8, 2013