Guideline Abstract Submission

We are pleased to introduce our inaugural “Occupational Health & Human Resource Conference & Exhibition (OHHR)” which will be jointly organized by The Malaysian Society for Occupational Safety and Health (MSOSH) and VCONEX (M) Sdn. Bhd. from 22 to 25 June 2020 in Kuala Lumpur – Malaysia.

The Malaysian Society for Occupational Safety and Health (MSOSH) is a Non-Profit Organization founded in 1971 with a mission to enhance and promote Occupational Safety & Health (OSH) in all workplaces and industries. MSOSH is a renowned Occupational Safety and Health organization, with over 3000 Individual and Corporate members representing all sectors within Malaysia. MSOSH is also, a founding member of the Asia Pacific Occupational Safety and Health Organization (APOSHO) which was established in 1983.

This Conference has been designed to be one of the largest of its kind in this region as it aims to bring together various practitioners from across the globe representing a wide range of industries, organizations and societies to participate in workshops, presentations and various other discussions concerning Occupational Health & Human Resource in light to create a safer tomorrow. Great efforts have been spent to provide programs that are diverse, interactive, forward-thinking, people-focused, change-orientated, and of the highest quality. The conference offers companies and organizations which are interested in getting maximum branding and exposure prior to and during the event through various Sponsorship/Exhibition opportunities including Main Partners & Advertisement Plans. These are considered to be the most value adding sponsorship opportunities as the promotion starts prior to the event through the press conferences, extensive marketing campaigns to thousands of potential visitors and delegates through different media platforms, advertisement and e-marketing campaigns

The mega event will feature:

  • Presentation of Technical papers from professionals and invited international experts.
  • Exhibition of products and services on “Occupational Health & Human Resource”
  • Exclusive Symposiums on current trending OHHR Topics
  • Pre & Post Conference Occupational Health & Human Resources related Workshops

Participation is invited from Individuals and Companies to make this event truly world class. The details of the event are provided below.

1. OBJECTIVE

The objective of the conference is to promote Occupational Health & Human Resource in the region by providing a forum for practitioners from Industries, Academia, and Government to share the experiences, technological advances and new ideas and innovations.

2. CONFERENCE DESIGN

The objective of the conference is to promote Occupational Health & Human Resource in the region by providing a forum for practitioners from Industries, Academia, and Government to share the experiences, technological advances and new ideas and innovations.

3. PAPER PROPOSAL CATEGORIES

Presentations relating to OHHR in the Industry are welcome.

i.  Cat – (A) – Occupational Health & Hygiene
ii. Cat – (B) – Human Resources and Wellbeing

4. LANGUAGE

All proposals to be submitted in English language.

5. ELIGIBILITY

Professionals, Organizations, Teachers, Scientists, Research Scholars, Students, Exhibitors and Manufacturers.

6. CONFERENCE EXPENSES

Conference Registration Fee is exempted for the SPEAKERS.

7. GUIDELINES FOR PAPER AND e-POSTER PRESENTATIONS

a. Abstract Submission

Technical Paper abstracts to be submitted to the conference Organizing Committee on or before the call date.

b. Abstract Content
The abstract shall substantiate submitted topic that would facilitate the organizing committee for evaluation process.
The abstract should not be more than 450 words and written in English.

The Abstracts should include the following;

  • Title of the Paper, Names of authors
  • Objectives/Scope – List the objectives and/or scope of the proposed paper. (Max. 75 words)
  • Methodology: Briefly explain your overall approach, including your methods, procedures and process. (Max. 100 words)
  • Novel / Additive Information: Explain how this paper will present novel (new) or additive information to the existing body of literature that can be of benefit to and / or add to the state of knowledge in the Industry. (Max. 75 words)
  • Results / Observations / Conclusions: Describe the results, observations and conclusions of the proposed paper. (Max. 200 words)

8. GUIDELINES FOR THE PRESENTERS

  • Submitted abstract could be accepted for either Paper Presentation.
  • Time limit of 20 minutes will be allocated to each Paper Presenter, followed by 5-10 minutes of Q & A.
  • Presentation slides to be limited to 25-30 slides only.
  • The accepted abstracts will be informed to the author to submit the presentation. A detailed format guideline will be sent to the authors based on the approval of the abstracts.
  • Selected presenters are requested to work closely with the Conference Organizing Committee.
  • Provide a short outline of the presentation for inclusion in the Conference Souvenir.
  • Make no substantive changes in content, process, names without the approval of the Conference Organizers.
  • Agree to have the session audio and video recorded to provide ongoing learning for Conference participants unable to attend their session.
  • Agree to refrain from marketing products or services through the presentation.
  • Share openly knowledge, experience, skills, and creativity with participants.
  • Please note that if accepted, your paper may be published, as submitted, in conference information media, including the Conference Proceedings (Flash Drive) and on the Organizer’s website.
  • The Organizer assumes no obligation for expenses by authors for travel, lodging, food, or other incidental expenses.
  • Copyright – All authors of Papers presented at the conference will be required to complete and submit a copyright release form to the Organizer or submit the copyright exemption form where applicable.
  • Abstracts must be previously unpublished work at the time of submission.

9. RECOMMENDED TOPICS

i. Category – (A) – Topics
Occupational Health & Hygiene

a) Human Resources and OSH strategic effort to maximize Health & productivity among Workers

b) Leading Sustainability and Human Capital

c) Overcoming Challenges in Realizing Vision Zero

d) Industrial Relationship Experience in Managing Workers Health Issues

e) Managing Psychosocial Risk – Practical Steps to Promote Mental Health in the Workplace

f) Cost Effective and Risk Based Occupational Health Program

g) Occupational safety & health in Oil & Gas / construction industry / chemical industry

h) Current developments in occupational and environmental diseases

i) Epidemiology in occupational and environmental diseases

j) Prevention and Managing Employee with Cancer in the Workplace

k) Occupational health and occupational diseases education in universities

l) Risk assessment & Management in occupational and environmental diseases

m) Risk Management in chemical sector, construction sector, service sector, accidents and emergencies)

n) Risk factors in laboratory / health care workers / field workers

o) Preventive Medicine

p) Innovations in Occupational Health programs and implementation

q) Management of chronic diseases

r) Ergonomics / Radiation

s) Occupational neurotoxicity (neurodegenerative diseases, neuropathy)

t) Occupational cancers and genotoxicity

u) Occupational mental disorders / skin diseases

v) Endocrine disruptors

w) Indoor air pollution / Noise and Occupational hearing loss

x) Occupational toxicology

y) Health surveillance and biological monitoring

z) Occupational Bornout Syndrome

ii. Category – (B) – Topics
Human Resource & Wellbeing

a) Industrial Relation Case – Integration of OH in HR approach

b) Building high performance teams

c) Recruitment, Reward and Retention

d) Career Success & Mentoring

e) Training and Development and its impact on business

f) Getting the Best Employees

g) Performance & Performance Appraisal

h) Developing Less Subjective Employee Appraisals

i) Managing a Diverse Workforce – Impacts and Rewards

j) Sustaining High-Performing Employees

k) Change Management & Today’s Marketplace: Precepts, Proficiencies, Method & Skills

l) Helping Employees Achieve Better Work/Life Balance

m) Challenges for HR

n) Sexual Harassment/Harassment in the Workplace: Combat Strategies

o) Basic Overviews of Human Resource Management

p) Ensuring Compliance to Regulations

q) Performance management System -Value Drivers Analysis

r) Social media background checks of job applicants

s) Software used in the Human resource

t) Human Capital Management

u) Does Employee Training Increase Turnover?

v) Today’s Challenges for HRM-A New Interpretation

w) Human resource issues in multi-cultural organizations

10. 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.

11. PLAGARISM

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.

12. CONFLICT OF INTEREST

A conflict of interest disclosure statement or a declaration by the authors that they do not have any conflicts of interest to declare should be made during online submission of the abstract.

Please submit your abstract by any of the following modes:

1. Email : ohhr.tech@msosh.my
2. Online submission : www.ohhr.com.my