Injury/Safety 2010 World Conference - Midwest Center for Occupational Health and Safety Education and Research Center

Injury/Safety 2010 World Conference

2010-safety-confProfessors Susan Gerberich, Bruce Alexander, and Nancy Nachreiner, and Senior Research Fellow Andrew Ryan presented four research papers at the Injury/Safety 2010 World Conference, September 21-24, 2010 in London, United Kingdom. The conference brought stakeholders together in the prevention of unintentional injuries and violence from around the world to discuss and exchange information and experiences.  Over 1,000 delegates from almost 100 countries attended the conference.

Titles and co-author research team members are as follows:

Occupational Violence in the Schools: A Case-Control Study of Physical Assault against Educators
Susan G. Gerberich, Nancy M. Nachreiner, Andrew D. Ryan, Timothy R. Church, Steven J. Mongin, Patricia M. McGovern, Mindy S. Geisser, Gavin D. Watt, Denise M. Feda, Starr K. Sage, Evette Pinder

Short- and Long-Term Consequences of Agricultural Injuries among Children/Youth and Impact on Agricultural Operations: A Case-Control Study
Bruce H. Alexander, Susan G. Gerberich, Andrew D. Ryan, Colleen M. Renier, Timothy R. Church, Ann Masten, Patricia M. McGovern, Steven J. Mongin

Work-Related Assault against Educators with a History of Violence Victimization
Nancy M. Nachreiner, Susan G. Gerberich, Andrew D. Ryan, Sibel Erkal, Timothy R. Church, Patricia M. McGovern, Steven J. Mongin, Denise M. Feda

Animal-Related Activities as Risk Factors for Injuries among Youths on Agricultural Operations
Andrew D. Ryan, Susan G. Gerberich, Bruce H. Alexander, Colleen M. Renier

In addition, former doctoral student, Dr. Quintin (Q) Williams and colleague, Dr. Sibel Erkal (former visiting post-doctoral faculty member from Turkey) participated and presented papers at the conference.