1st Association of Researchers in Construction Safety, Health, and Well-being Conference
Monday, June 3, 2019
Protea Hotel by Marriott® Cape Town Waterfront Breakwater Lodge, Cape Town, South Africa, Cape Town, South Africa
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
- Safe and healthy work as a positive social function
- Prevention through design
- Safety and health in developing countries
- Ethical and moral challenges / social and societal responsibility
- Zero harm vision
- Education, training, continuous improvement, and learning
- Workers’ conditions and quality of life
- Opportunities for creativity and innovation
- Social performance and construction safety and health
- Communicating safety and health
- Technology and safety and health
- Ergonomics and human factors
- Health and well being
- Older workers / Age-related issues
- People with disabilities
- Stress and work in construction
- Worker engagement and empowerment
Tentative programme (PDF), 21 May 2019
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.
|The conference deadlines are as follows:|
|Abstract (200 words maximum)||30 November 2018|
|Notification of acceptance||30 December 2018|
|Submission of completed paper||15 February 2019|
|Notification of acceptance||27 March 2019|
|Submission of final paper||15 April 2019|
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|
Conference registration form (PDF), 08 April 2019
Tuesday, 4 June 2019
The Industry Day will focus on topical issues and processes related to managing construction H&S, among other, ‘The role of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in H&S’, ‘The role of Industry 4.0 in H&S’, and ‘Cannabis use in construction’.
The Industry Day will be of relevance to architects, Construction H&S Agents / Managers / Officers, construction managers, construction project managers, engineers, inspectors, interior designers, insurers, quantity surveyors, and all interested construction role players.
The Industry Day, although linked to the conference, will be priced separately to the Scientific Paper Day on 3 June.
The day will feature presentations addressing, among other, ‘The role of Building Information Modelling (BIM) in H&S’; ‘The role of Industry 4.0 in H&S’, ‘A different approach to H&S’; ‘Cannabis use in construction’; ‘Site compliance audits: Why so punitive?’; ‘Challenges experienced by CHSAs’; ‘SANS 1393: Construction Management Systems’, and ‘Temporary Works and H&S’. These will be followed by an ‘H&S Rant: What keeps me awake at night! courtesy of the delegates.
- Download the Industry Day Programme (PDF), 23 May 2019
Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
The Association of South African Quantity Surveyors (ASAQS), the South African Council for the Project and Construction Management Professions (SACPCMP), and the South African Institute of Occupational Safety and Health will accredit the day, and award CPD points.
- Download the Industry Day (4 June 2019) Alert 2 (PDF), 19 May 2019
- Download the Industry Day (4 June 2019) Alert 1 (PDF), 13 May 2019
- Download the Registration for Industry Day (PDF), 19 May 2019
Organisers / Contact persons
Conference Chair: Prof. John Smallwood, firstname.lastname@example.org
Conference Co-Chair: Prof. Fidelis Emuze, email@example.com
Conference website: http://construction.mandela.ac.za/ARCOSH
To be advised.
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