Anyone involved in this discipline who is interested in giving oral or poster presentations is invited to submit their extracts to the organisers.

Rules and guidelines

  • Abstracts must be submitted in English 
  • Abbreviations which are not in common use must not be used. However, if they are essential they must be explained in full.
  • Spelling and grammar must be checked before submission. 
  • The decision on whether the abstract is accepted will be at the sole discretion of the organising committee.
  • Anyone submitting an abstract is expected to attend the conference as a delegate.

Notification of acceptance of submissions
Authors will be notified by 30 May 2019 if their abstracts have been accepted as a presentation at the conference.

Topics to be considered

Topics must fit in with the main theme of the conference: “Occupational Health and Safety in Africa. Challenges and Actions

• OSH in construction, mining, manufacturing, gas and oil and healthcare workers
• Improving health and safety in the informal sector
• OSH training and competency improvement
• Occupational health diseases, rehabilitation and return to work
• Occupational health assessment and fitness to work
• Mental health in workplaces
• Occupational safety and health leadership
• Employee assistance programmes
• Workplace violence and assault
• Aged workforce and pre-retirement programmes
• Drug and alcohol abuse in the workplace
• Personal protective equipment
• Workplace inspection and audits.

Where do you submit your abstract?

Abstract Submission Guidelines

Please click here to submit your abstract

Deadline for submission of abstracts 
21st February 2019