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1st Association of Researchers in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-being Conference

Faculty of Engineering, Built Environment and Information Technology Built Environment Conferences | Seminars | Workshops

Monday, June 3, 2019

8:00 AM

Protea Hotel by Marriott® Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa

1st Association of Researchers in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-being Conference

Objectives

The 1st Association of Researchers in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-Being (ARCOSH) conference provides an international forum for researchers and practitioners from developed, developing and underdeveloped nations to address fundamental construction safety, health, and well-being (SHW) issues. The broad objectives of the conference are to:

  • Provide a forum for multi-disciplinary interaction between academics, practitioners, and researchers;
  • Provide an internationally recognised, accredited conference;
  • Disseminate innovative and cutting-edge practices, and
  • Contribute to the construction SHW body of knowledge.

Documents about ARCOSH

  1. ARCOSH Introduction (PDF)
  2. ARCOSH Vision Statement (PDF)
  3. ARCOSH Application for Membership (MS Word)  

Conference themes

  1. Safe and healthy work as a positive social function
  2. Prevention through design
  3. Safety and health in developing countries
  4. Ethical and moral challenges / social and societal responsibility
  5. Zero harm vision
  6. Education, training, continuous improvement, and learning
  7. Workers’ conditions and quality of life
  8. Opportunities for creativity and innovation
  9. Social performance and construction safety and health
  10. Communicating safety and health
  11. Technology and safety and health
  12. Ergonomics and human factors
  13. Health and well being
  14. Older workers / Age-related issues
  15. People with disabilities
  16. Stress and work in construction
  17. Work-life-balance
  18. Worker engagement and empowerment

Call for Papers

2nd Call for Papers (PDF), 05 December 2018

Abstract and Papers

Authors are invited to submit abstracts in English of not more than 200 words for peer review by the international scientific committee by not later than 30 November 2018. To produce a structured abstract that is written in a single paragraph format, please complete the following six fields relative to the paper: purpose; design; findings; value; research limitations, and practical implications. Each abstract should indicate the goal of the conference the proposed paper will address, and the name and full contact details of corresponding authors. Only authors with accepted abstracts will be invited to submit full papers for peer review in line with the conference milestones.

Milestones

The conference deadlines are as follows:
Abstract (200 words maximum)30 November 2018
Notification of acceptance30 December 2018
Submission of completed paper15 February 2019
Notification of acceptance27 March 2019
Submission of final paper15 April 2019

Submissions

https://easychair.org/conferences/?conf=arcosh1

Organisers / Contact persons 

Conference Chair: Prof. John Smallwood, john.smallwood@mandela.ac.za

Conference Co-Chair: Prof. Fidelis Emuze, femuze@cut.ac.za

Conference website: http://construction.mandela.ac.za/ARCOSH

Accommodation 

To be advised.

Venue

Protea Hotel by Marriott® Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town, South Africa.

Conference fees (excludes accommodation and travel, includes VAT)

Category
Discount
Delegate
General Delegate
Early Bird (27 March)
R5 405
R5 750
Standard
R5 750
R6 095
Student (F-T)
R4 313
R4 313
Accompanying person
R2 300
R2 300
Discount applies to: ACHASM / ARCOSH / ASAQS / CIB / Saiosh Members / SACPCMP registered persons


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