Symposium Resources

The symposium will focus on how our identified themes affect three key cores of occupational health, and below we've provided resources for each theme to get interested participants thinking about some big picture issues related to each theme. Check back here regularly, as the information provided will be updated as we near the symposium, and after the symposium is completed.

  • The Future of Occupational Policy 

GAO Challenges to standard setting: Multiple challenges lengthen OSHA's standard setting
GAO Workplace Safety and health: Furthur steps by OSHA would enhance monitoring of enforcement and effectiveness
Adding inequality to injury: The costs of failing to protect workers on the job (OSHA)
Pro-Publica: The Demolition of Workers' Comp
Regulation, employment, and the economy: Fears of job loss are overblown (Economic Policy Institute)

  • The Future of Occupational Health Research

European Priorities for Occupational Safety and Health Research 2013-2020
Defining potential health hazards emerging from changing technology
Global estimates of the burden of injury and illness at work in 2012

  • The Future of Occupational Health Practice

GAO Employment and training: Labor's green jobs efforts highlight challenges of targeted training programs for emerging industries
National Assessment of the occupational safety and health workforce
Seismic shifts: An essential guide for practitioners and CEOs in workers' comp--how technology and demographics will impacy workers' comp from today through 2022.

  • General Future of Occupational Health Resources

Exposure Sciences in the 21st Century: A Vision and a Strategy
At Work in the World: Proceedings of the Fourth International Conference on the History of Occupational and Environmental Health
A short history of occupational health
APHA OHS at 100--A look to the Future
A chronologic history of occupational medicine
Young Worker Safety and Health