Transforming the workplace and workers’ lives: Two decades of Work, Stress and Health conferences

The 10th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health focused on “protecting and promoting total work health™.”

APA partnered with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology to convene the 10th International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Work, Stress, and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health™.

More than 770 people from 39 countries attended the conference in Los Angeles in May, representing academia, government, business, industry and labor. With nearly 300 panels, symposia, roundtable discussions and posters, the conference focused on the need for comprehensive workplace health and safety programs to address work-related and other factors associated with many health and safety problems confronting today's workers.

Plans are underway for the next conference, Work, Stress and Health 2015: Sustainable Work, Sustainable Health, Sustainable Organizations, May 6-9, 2015, in Atlanta.