Towards Better Safety, Health, Wellbeing, and Life in Construction

Towards Better Safety, Health, Wellbeing, and Life in Construction

Joint CIB W099 and TG59 International Safety, Health, and People in Construction Conference

Towards better Safety, Health, Wellbeing, and Life in Construction

Cape Town, South Africa, 11-13 June 2017

W099 Conference Outcomes

The conference will seek answers to:

  • How well do education, training, and professional development prepare design professionals in the provision of inherently safe(r) and healthier designs?
  • How can research into safety and health deliver improvements in workers’ conditions and their quality of life?
  • What progress towards achieving vision zero is likely to be brought about from current safety and health research across all jurisdictions?
  • What are the opportunities for creativity and innovation in the delivery of safer and healthier design?
  • How can gender equality, cultural diversity and inclusivity be promoted in the design of safe(r) and healthier workplaces?
  • Are the ethical and moral challenges understood around the globe and addressed appropriately in safety and health research projects?
  • Are we impacting research that is highlighted in the W099 Research Roadmap?

TG59 Conference Outcomes

The conference will seek answers to:

  • How can information technology contribute to improvement?
  • How can both employment and industrial problems be addressed?
  • How can gender and work-life balance issues be addressed?
  • How can skills better be developed and transferred?
  • How can health and wellbeing issues be better recognised, understood, and avoided?
  • How can diversity and inclusivity be promoted?

Pending Timelines:

 3 April, 2017 – Notification of final paper acceptance or rejection

 10 April, 2017 – Final camera-ready paper due

8 May, 2017 – Normal registration ends, and late registration period begins

Organisers / Contact persons – South Africa

  • Mike Behm -
  • Fidelis Emuze - femuze@cut.
  • John Smallwood -

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The accommodation options shared here have been chosen for their proximity to the conference venue.

 Protea Hotel Marriot, Breakwater Waterfront

 Other options: City Lodge City Lodge, Queen Victoria, The Commodore


 Protea Hotel Marriot, Breakwater Waterfront, Cape Town South Africa

Conference fees in Rand (excludes the workshops and accommodation):

CIB / CIOB Member /

CM Alumnus / SACPCMP

registered personR 5130.00

Non-dittoR 5700.00

Students (Full-time)R 3705.00

Accompanying personsR 3135.00

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Conference Fees

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Form of Payment:  Cheque enclosed (payable to ‘NMMU’)  Bank transfer (please enclose a copy)
Bank: Standard Bank
Branch Code: 050417
Account Name: NMMU
Account Number: 080263011
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If your employer is responsible for payment and you need an INVOICE:

Please provide us with the employer’s name, contact person and e-mail address, Order number, VAT number, correct postal address and contact numbers (these are crucial)

If the Government is responsible for payment: We will need the PURCHASE ORDER NUMBER on the registration form as well as a copy of the purchase order

Fees are payable strictly in advance, and cancellations within 2 working days of the conference will incur a 100% cancellation fee.

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Conference Dinner

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