Call for Abstracts: ISASH 2023

The International Society for Agricultural Safety and Health (ISASH) invites abstract submissions for the 2023 Annual Conference in Tampa, Florida, USA. The 2023 theme is “The sun shines to it all: Sharing responsibility for agricultural health and safety”.

Several types of submissions are sought:

  • Research abstracts
    • Standard oral presentations (15 minutes)
    • Program and research posters (36×48 inch poster)
  • Workshop abstracts (50 minutes)
    • Each workshop should include 1-3 facilitators and interactive components and active engagement from attendees
    • Should conclude with 1-3 practical implications or skills for attendees
  • Symposium abstracts (50 minutes)
    • Include 3-4 speakers, with 1 discussant
    • Presentations should tie together themes, but not components of same project or line of inquiry
    • Each presenter should speak for ~15 minutes
    • Discussant should not be a presenter

Submission detail:

ISASH is an organization dedicated to the professional development of agricultural safety and health professionals, providing national and international leadership in preventing agricultural injuries and illnesses to the agricultural community. ISASH provides opportunities for sharing information about research and intervention programs, improving professional skills and knowledge, networking and other supportive activities.

Submissions addressing any aspect of agriculture, forestry, and fishing health will be considered. All submissions are to be in English, the official language of the conference.

ISASH conferences are designed for agricultural safety professionals and practitioners who are interested in health and safety research, education, practice, and policy. ISASH members and conference participants represent a growing number of countries.

ISASH encourages presentations on specific safety and health themes as they apply in agricultural settings. This includes a broad range of efforts and techniques aimed at reducing hazards and improving the safety and health of agricultural producers, family members, employees, and visitors to farms, ranches, and other agricultural worksites.

ISASH is committed to facilitating the development of future agricultural safety and health professionals and researchers. For this reason, students are strongly encouraged to submit their research to ISASH on the topics noted below. In addition to presenting research, students will have opportunities for professional development and networking.

The following topics are examples of what an ISASH abstract could address:

  • Youth and aging challenges
  • Rural resilience and mental health
  • One health approaches to agricultural safety and health
  • Systems approaches to agricultural safety and health
  • Infectious disease in agriculture
  • Responses to extreme weather and climate
  • Justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion in agricultural safety and health
  • Factors influencing safety and safety culture
  • Outreach and promotion
  • Respiratory health and safety
  • Working with livestock
  • Grain bin safety
  • Machine and equipment safety
  • Pesticide safety and agricultural chemical exposures
  • Measuring and evaluating programs in agricultural safety and health
  • Future of agricultural safety and health
  • Other related and relevant topics

 

All abstracts are peer-reviewed by the ISASH Professional Improvement Committee or experts selected by the committee. The review applies the following criteria:

    1. Significance of the topic/problem to agricultural, forestry, and fishing safety and health
    2. Innovation and novelty of concept, method, program or intervention
    3. Contribution to the science and/or practice in agricultural safety and health
    4. Technical quality of the abstract including: writing style, language, and clarity in describing the need, purpose, objectives, methods, program/project features, findings, conclusions, and practical field applications

Type of Presentation

Abstract Deadline

Acceptance Notification

Oral presentations

February 15, 2023

April 1, 2023

Program and research posters

March 15, 2023

April 30, 2023

Type of Presentation

Abstract Deadline

Acceptance Notification

Workshop Abstracts

February 15, 2023

April 1, 2023

Type of Presentation

Abstract Deadline

Acceptance Notification

Symposium Abstracts

February 15, 2023

April 1, 2023

Questions? Please contact Gretchen Mosher or Salah Issa, PI Committee Co-Chairs

Gretchen gamosher@iastate.edu or 515.294.6416
Salah salah01@illinois.edu or 217.333.3570