Occucon 2017 Oration


Speakers of Occucon 2017

Topic for Scientific Session for Occucon 2017
  • Accident Prevention
  • Aging and Work
  • Allergy and Immunotoxicology
  • Cardiology in OH
  • Collaborations
  • Networking and Partnerships
  • Developing linkages from research to practice
  • Disaster Management and Emergency preparedness
  • Education and Training in OH
  • Ergonomics
  • Emergency Preparedness and Response in Occupational Health
  • Epidemiology in OH
  • Health Services Research and Evaluation in OH
  • History of Prevention of Occupational and Environmental Disease
  • Integrated approach to Occupational Health
  • Hygiene
  • Safety and Environment
  • Integration of occupational health with primary health care
  • Integration of occupational health with workplace wellness programs
  • Quality of Life and life style issues
  • Integration of quality with OHSE: Integrated management systems
  • Indoor Air Quality and Health
  • Industrial Hygiene
  • Legislative aspects of OHSE
  • Learning from Best Practices, etc.
  • Mind Fullness and Stress in Management in Workers
  • Mining Occupational Safety and Health
  • Musculoskeletal Disorders
  • Nanomaterial Worker's Health
  • Neurotoxicology and Psychophysiology
  • Occupational and Environmental Dermatoses
  • Occupational cancer, Occupational Health Nursing
  • Occupational Medicine
  • Occupational Toxicology
  • OH and CSR
  • OH and Development
  • OH for Health Care Workers
  • OH in the Chemical Industry (MEDICHEM)
  • OH in the Construction Industry
  • Promotion of mental health including work life balance
  • Radiation and Work, Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace
  • Respiratory Disorders
  • Rural Health: Agriculture
  • Pesticides and Organic Dusts
  • Safety Culture
  • Behaviour based safety and accident prevention
  • Shiftwork and Working Time
  • Small-Scale Enterprises and the Informal Sector
  • Thermal Factors
  • Toxicology of Metals
  • Unemployment
  • Job Insecurity and Health
  • Vibration and Noise
  • Women at work, Women Health and Work
  • Work and Vision
  • Work Disability Prevention and Integration
  • Work Organisation and Psychosocial Factors

Abstract Guidelines




Scientific Committee OCCUCON 2017 invites you to submit an abstract to be considered for inclusion in the Scientific Program of the OCCUCON 2017. Accepted abstracts will be presented during OCCUCON 2017.


Please carefully read the abstract guidelines below before submitting an abstract. Abstracts can be submitted through email or electronically through web page of OCCUCON 2017.
It is the author's responsibility to submit a correctly edited and accurate abstract. Any errors in spelling, grammar or scientific fact will be reproduced as typed by the author. Abstracts will be rejected if they contain no data or if the English is unacceptable. All presenting authors will receive detailed presentation guidelines when their abstract has been accepted.


Acknowledgement of the receipt of abstract submission will be sent to the presenting author's e-mail address immediately upon submission.


The theme of the Conference focuses on the current status and the future of occupational health in India. It also underlines that integration & synergy with occupational safety & hygiene, environment and collaboration with various allied organizations and international agencies is the key to securing sustainable future of Occupational Health in the country.


This Conference would incorporate multiple sub themes including but not limited to:


Accident Prevention, Aging and Work, Allergy and Immunotoxicology, Cardiology in OH, Collaborations , networking and partnerships, Developing linkages from research to practice, Disaster Management and Emergency preparedness, Education and Training in OH, Ergonomics, Emergency Preparedness and Response in Occupational Health, Epidemiology in OH, Health Services Research and Evaluation in OH, History of Prevention of Occupational and Environmental Disease, Integrated approach to Occupational Health, Hygiene, Safety and Environment, Integration of occupational health with primary health care, Integration of occupational health with workplace wellness programs, Quality of Life and life style issues, Integration of quality with OHSE: Integrated management systems, Indoor Air Quality and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Legislative aspects of OHSE, Learning from Best Practices, etc., Mind Fullness and Stress in Management in Workers, Mining Occupational Safety and Health, Musculoskeletal Disorders, Nanomaterial Worker's Health, Neurotoxicology and Psychophysiology, Occupational and Environmental Dermatoses, Occupational cancer, Occupational Health Nursing, Occupational Medicine, Occupational Toxicology, OH and CSR, OH and Development, OH for Health Care Workers, OH in the Chemical Industry (MEDICHEM), OH in the Construction Industry, Promotion of mental health including work life balance, Radiation and Work, Reproductive Hazards in the Workplace, Respiratory Disorders, Rural Health: Agriculture, Pesticides and Organic Dusts, Safety Culture, Behaviour based safety and accident prevention, Shiftwork and Working Time, Small-Scale Enterprises and the Informal Sector, Thermal Factors, Toxicology of Metals, Unemployment, Job Insecurity and Health, Vibration and Noise, Women at work, Women Health and Work, Work and Vision, Work Disability Prevention and Integration, Work Organisation and Psychosocial Factors.


Abstracts may be submitted for both Oral as well as Poster presentation.  


Poster presentations should be in the standard size of 4 feet (Height) X 3 feet (Width). Poster should be in English. Charts, Drawings and Illustration must have self-explanatory notes. Font size should be readable from 1.5 meters distance. Author should remain present at the poster site for discussion for his/her work at the scheduled time for exhibition at the conference.


Time for oral presentation of each Scientific Paper will be restricted to 8 minutes, with additional 2 minutes for Q&As.


We encourage work that introduces new ideas and concepts, research and understandings to the field, as well as analysis of both successes and failures. Please read the following guidelines carefully before submitting your abstract:


Abstract Guidelines

  • The abstract must be written and presented in English
  • Abstracts must contain original data and should meet international ethical standards
  • A maximum of three abstracts may be submitted by the same presenting author
  • An abstract cannot be submitted to more than one thematic category
  • Case reports that include findings that are significant and have applied appropriate statistical and analytical methods will be considered for presentation. All other case reports will not be accepted for oral or poster presentation.
  • Previously published and presented abstracts can be submitted.
  • Use a maximum of 250 words.
  • The abstract title must have the first letter of each word capitalized.
  • Tables and graphs should not be included in the abstract.
  • References (maximum of 2) can be included in the body of the text.
  • The abstract title and the author(s) or names of institutions are not to be included in the abstract text.
  • Standard abbreviations may be employed in the text. Place special or unusual abbreviations in parentheses after the full wording at the first time the full wording appears in the body of the text.
  • Non-proprietary (generic) names of drugs, written in lower case, are required at the first mention of a drug.
  • Trade names are not allowed
  • These abstracts must present information that is significant to clinical, translational or basic science, uses appropriate study design, analytical methods and statistical methods and is clearly and logically written.

Organization of the Abstract


In order to make the abstract as informative as possible, please provide:

  • A brief statement of the purpose of the study
  • The method used
  • The result observed
  • The conclusions based upon the results

It is inadequate to state "The results will be discussed" or "The data will be presented."
We kindly ask you to subtitle the paragraphs in bold format in the following order: Background, Method, Results, and Conclusions


Abstract Revisions


Changes to abstracts are accepted only until the submission deadline by using the abstract submission website


Submission Deadline


Last date for abstract submission is 28th November 2016


Abstract Submission Disclosure Policy


OCCUCON 2017 requires that presenting authors submit all conflict of interest disclosures.


Notification of Acceptance


Notification of acceptance/rejection will be emailed by the end of December 2016. The presenting author will receive all correspondence regarding the abstract status, presentation type, date and time on their email.


Copyright Policy


Abstracts should not include libellous or defamatory content. Material presented in abstracts should not violate any copyright laws. If figures/graphics/images have been taken from sources not copyrighted by the author, it is the author’s sole responsibility to secure the rights from the copyright holder in writing to reproduce those figures/graphics/images for both worldwide print and web publication. All reproduction costs charged by the copyright holder must be borne by the author.

Resubmission Policy


An abstract which has been previously published or presented at a national, regional or international meeting can only be submitted provided that there are new methods, findings, updated information or other valid reasons for submitting.
If preliminary or partial data have been published or presented previously, the submitting author will be required to provide details of the publication or presentation, along with a justification of why the abstract merits consideration for OCCUCON 2017. This information will be considered by the Scientific Committee when making final decisions.
If the author neglects to provide these required details and justification, or if evidence of previous publication or presentation is found, the abstract will be rejected.




The conference organizers regard plagiarism as serious professional misconduct. All abstracts are screened for plagiarism and when identified, the abstract and any other abstracts submitted by the same author are rejected.

Ethical Research Declaration


The conference supports only research that has been conducted according to the protocol approved by the institutional or local committee on ethics in human investigation. Where no such committee exists, the research should have been conducted in accordance with the principles of the Declaration of Helsinki of World Medical Association. The OCCUCON 2017 Scientific Committee may enquire further into ethical aspects when evaluating the abstracts.

Registration and Payment

  • The presenting author must register for the Conference and pay the registration fee before 15th  January 2017
  • Abstracts will be automatically withdrawn if the presenting author is not registered.



Abstract presenters are responsible for arranging and paying for their own registration, travel and hotel arrangements




The email for submission of abstracts is:  abstract@occucon.com . Please ensure that the presenting author’s address, telephone numbers, fax numbers and e-mail addresse/s is/are mentioned in the e-mail.


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