CME, CNE, and CECH continuing education credits will be available for some of the conference presentations. Instructions for submitting continuing education credits are available here.

USE 2017 will focus on understanding how small enterprises can turn worker well-being and sustainable business ideas into reality. The themes of the event are occupational safety, health, and well-being; diversity and inclusion; the business case; and public–private partnerships. Under each sub-theme listed below is a list of possible abstract topics.

Occupational Safety, Health, and Well-being

Occupational hazards and exposures
Total Worker Health® management
Worker well-being
Emerging issues in the workplace: stress, sleep, and mental health
Health and safety leadership
Built environment
Organization of work

Diversity and Inclusion

Small business and the informal economy
Workers with disabilities
Aging workers
Women in small business

The Business Case

Return on investment and value of investment
Recruitment, retention, and engagement
Support networks
Marketing and communicating health and safety
Role of corporate social responsibility

Public–Private Partnerships

Policy issues
Role of government
Public health in small enterprises
Engaging businesses to improve community health

USE Conference 2013