The International Symposium of the Construction Section of the International Social Security Association (ISSA-C) will take place in Boston from 16 until 18 October, 2012. The symposium will be held in the Boston Park Plaza Hotel & Towers, situated in the heart of Boston and next to the famous Public Garden.
The Symposium's topic is Strategies for Integrating Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction Process: Research, Innovation, Best Practices. The program will focus on two major subjects, which will be discussed at three levels: the industry, the company and the individual.
The subjects are:
- Safety and health in the life-cycle of the construction industry: pre-construction; construction; post-construction
- Safety and health at work training: Learning; aims; efficiency
Internationally renowned keynote speakers will introduce the subjects. These will subsequently be developed in depth during various interactive sessions from roundtables to workshops.