INFORMATION TO AUTHORS
The aim of the ORP conference is to establish an international forum for the exchange of information on the latest developments on the working methods, trends, tools and projects in the ergonomics, occupational safety, industrial hygiene, occupational medicine , social psychology, prevention management and related disciplines areas.
The organization of scientific activities, Scientific Committee is responsible for the job selection process and selection criteria and their quality, comprised for leading academics and professionals from different areas. (
See composition details of the Committees on this
THEMATIC AND SECTORIAL MATTERS
The work areas for this conference are:
|| Safety at Work|
| Industrial Hygiene
|| Occupational Health and VS |
| Internet and Prevention
|| Preventive Activity Management|
| Psychosociology Labor
|| Corporate Social Responsibility|
| Prevention Training
|| Legal Aspects of Prevention|
DEADLINES FOR DIFFERENT STAGES|
January 28th 2012
Abstracts pre selection inform:
February 6th 2012
Full Paper Submission (Papers) and Closure Edition:
March 27th 2012
Decision regarding selection of articles for publication:
April 24th 2012
The Congress official languages are Spanish, Euskara and English. Abstracts and full papers will be presented in either of these languages.
Papers presented in a timely manner to Congress, and have gone through due process of selection, editing and review by the Scientific Committee, will be published in the relevant Acts of Congress:
Will be published on a interactive CD-ROM, R. Mondelo, P., Karwowski, W., Saarela, K., Hale, A.; Occipinti, E.; Proceedings of the 10th Internacional Conference on Occupational Risk Prevention ORP2012.
- To send contributions, authors who wish to participate should send an abstract of their work through the online form found in paragraph
SUBMISSION ABSTRACT. The principal author must be previously registered at the congress. Abstracts submitted by other methods will
NOT be accepted.
- The formal contact between the Technical Secretariat and the associated research group will work through the author, if the author is only one person, it will be considered as the principal. It is important to properly register the
email address, since this is the only effective way of making contact with the Congress Secretariat.
- At this stage of registration, authors will be asked to register in advance, which carries no charge; only requested for identification and relationship.
- Any changes made after sending the abstract, either in the title, content, keyword or authors should be reported
immediately to the Technical Secretariat (firstname.lastname@example.org), for immediate rectification as which the data that will be recorded in the computer system.
Will not be accepted any change after the Abstracts preselection.
Fill out the form:
Title: You must have a maximum of 100 characters.
Content: consists of 2 parts: the abstract (summary introduction describes with the topic at hand, and the main conclusions and the methodology used. You must have a length between 100-150 words) and
keywords words that identify the general subject of the text. A maximum of five words, it is recommended not to use compound words.
Authors: Add the name and surname of other authors (if any) in the boxes for this purpose.
- Upon abstracts are received, these will be evaluated by a Scientific Committee which will issue a report to validate that the contributions received comply with the requirements of technical and scientific interest, clarity, synthesis and that the main conclusions are of relevance for dissemination at an International Congress.
After abstract evaluation, the Scientific Committee will report to authors individually the status of their contributions and define the mechanism for submitting the final papers in the ways set by the corresponding author, prerequisites to be sending email from an article in Word that will eventually be included in the proceedings of Congress and the corresponding Copyright Transfer Agreement duly completed (see below).
You can suggest by email, to the Technical Secretariat (with the subject ID) that preferred embodiment, the Scientific Committee will be take the final decision, whatever it is the mode you want, you will have to send the full article according to instructions. The Scientific Committee will evaluate the contributions received and finally define those that will appear in the conference proceedings.
1. Poster: In order to enhance the dissemination of practical work undertaken by the authors enrolled, it is contemplate the possibility that they may be exposed in the form of posters or signs or other visual mechanisms, always Adhering to indicate the dimensions once established the capacity of the premises for this purpose.
DIN AO, 84.1 wide x 118,9 high
2. Communication: Public presentation of your article in the Congress (depending on the selection of the Scientific Committee and the time available).
· Both types will come out in the Congress Acts.
Failure to submit a paper on time or in correct format may result in the paper being excluded from publication in the Conference Proceedings. Please read carefully instructions on paper presentation.
Upon sending abstract, you will be assigned an identification number. This number will allow you to locate your paper at any time, verify its publication status, and to resolve any issues that should arise. Please have your ID number readily available in case you need to contact us.
Abstracts must be sent using the online form located on this website. We can not guarantee receipt of abstracts sent by any other means.
Please visit our section on Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), where you will find answers to the most common questions regarding paper submission and selection.
A minimum of 4 pages and a maximum of 15 pages. In the selection process will be evaluated the synthesis and clarity of the articles.
The correct reception of the work is the responsibility of the authors. For this reason, we strongly recommend that you follow the instructions
outlined below, and notice that the size of the resulting file is suitable for sending via email.
Send your document in Microsoft Word or compatible format. Do not send a PDF or other alternative, since it will not allow edition for the preparation of paper.
Indicate the ID of your work.
Clearly distinguish the different sections of the paper, remember that on the first page just go: Title, authors (photo, name, last name, institution / company, email), and the abstract with keywords.
Works with no bibliographical references will not be accepted.
DO NOT use headers or footers. Nor pages numbers.
To facilitate the editing, use Microsoft Word template available here.
Title and Authors: The title (Verdana, 18 point bold), the name and surname of the authors (Verdana 10 point bold) and addresses (Verdana, 10 points) must be written from the left margin and the full width of the page. Please write a contact number and email.
Plain Text: Use the Verdana font.
Footnotes: (This does not include references) Always write citations in the footnotes as follow: in the text a number in brackets , and its corresponding reference at the bottom of the page. The number will increase in a corresponding manner and up. Do not use symbols to indicate bullets. Even if you use citations as footnotes, you must, however, always point the literature as discussed below, in
Page Numbers: Do not number the pages.
All elements of each page (text and drawings) must fit within a rectangle of 15 cm x 25.7 cm, centered on an A4 page (21 cm x 29.7 cm). The margins are: Top margin: 2 cm, Bottom margin: 2 cm, Left margin: 3 cm, Right margin: 3 cm.
In the pages that follow the first, start typing in the top of the page, with no space between the upper and text. All your text have to be justified (left and right margins).
The following table summarizes the styles:
Normal Text (Verdana, 10 pt., normal)
Title (Verdana, 10 pt., Bold)
Author(s) name (Verdana, 10 pt., normal)
HEADINGS OR SECTION TITLE
(Verdana, 10 pt. bold, White upper case letters on grey background)
Bibliographical Reference Software
RefWorks (www.refworks.com) is a software that we encourage authors to simplify the publishing process and reviews. The use of bibliographic management tools like this can also apply styles as requested herein. Another one could be
Style and Content
Write for an international audience. To do this:
Use a direct and easily understandable style, in the third person.
Explain, briefly, the meaning of technical terms used.
Indicate the meaning of the abbreviations when first mentioned, for example, "UB (University of Bogotα)," which can mean "UB (University of Barcelona)."
Facilitate comprehension of dates, times, currencies, etc.., Indicated differently from country to country ("01-05-99" or "5-1-99" may mean January 5 or May 1, $ may indicate Dollars, Pesos, etc.).
Enter your diagrams and illustrations (color or black and white) throughout the text and referring to them as you go. Put a title (Verdana 8 points) to each of your images. Use low-resolution images when possible. Follow the recommendations in "Images and Photographs."
If you use tables, make sure no objects are inserted to attach data to the text. Always check the resulting file size. Use simple tables, with a moderate use of colors. The content will be restricted to the font Verdana.
Should take special care to eliminate any hidden information in the tables, especially when copied directly from other applications or where filtered data come from queries to databases.
Images and Photos
Please use images with medium or low resolution (no more than 600 dpi or, better, 72 dpi). Use standard image formats such as JPEG, GIF, TIFF or BMP.
Image size should always fit your text. If you find it absolutely necessary to add bigger images, please send them as independent files, using meaningful titles.
Note that you must deliver your item by email, including images, so that, their size is a variable that will be considered. There is free software that allows you to compress and minimize size for use in documents.
The references are an important element in the production of technical articles, because they allow the evaluators to validate the sources and compare the results, and allows readers to delve into the subject exposed.
References should be presented in a separate section at the end of the article, and be written in single-spaced and arranged alphabetically under the heading "References", beginning on a separate page at the end of the whole document. References should refer only to material presented in the text.
Do not abbreviate journal or magazine names.
Authors are fully responsible for the content of their papers; therefore, referring to material that is not accessible to the general public (unpublished thesis, working papers, etc.) should be strictly limited.
References style should follow the "Style Manual for Authors, Editors and Printers" (Wiley, 2002)
(see examples below):
Examples for quoting authors in your text
1. Jones (1996) and Phelps & Black (1989) showed that [
2. Recent research has shown that the time period is longer (Cohen, 1997; Smith & Johnson, 2003).
The styles of the literature to be used are indicated in the table below. Please note carefully the styles used, especially with regard to punctuation and typeface.
Examples of references
Leavitt, H.L. (1982). Managerial psychology.
Chicago: The University of Chicago Press.|
Ma, C.K., Rao, R.P., & Sears, R.S. (1992). Limit moves and price resolution: A
reply.The Journal of Futures Markets (12) 4, 361363.
Baker, F.M., & Lightfoot, O.B. (1993). Psychiatric care of ethnic elders. In
A.C. Gaw (Ed.), Culture, ethnicity, and mental illness (pp. 517552).
Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.
|Unpublished article from a conference||
Black, L., & Loveday, G. (1998, February). The
development of sign language in hearing children. Paper presented at the
annual meeting of the Professional Linguistics Society, Munich, Germany.|
McNeil, C.B., Eyberg, S., Eisenstadt, T.H., & Newcomb,
Marital status and living arrangements. In W. W.
Hartrup & Z. Rubin (Eds.), American Psychological Association Proceedings
No. 512 (pp. 125).
Washington, DC: American Psychiatric Press.|
|Unpublished doctoral dissertations||
Smith, A. (2001). Analyses of nonunion American
companies in the late 1990s.
Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Georgetown
University, Washington, DC.|
Marcel, B. (2003) Diagnosis of intranet applications.
http://www.paradinfo.org/~marcel/diagn.htm. Available on 12/05/2004|