PREMUS is the primary conference activity of the Musculoskeletal Disorders Scientific Committee of the International Commission of Occupational Health (ICOH).


Host Organizations

UMass Lowell
Department of Work Environment


Harvard School of Public Health - Center for Continuing Professional Education

Center for Continuing Professional Education


Financial Supporters

Gold Supporters:

Liberty Mutual logo
Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety


OERC logo
Office Ergonomics Research Committee (OERC)


HSPH logo
Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health


Bronze Supporters:

Microsoft logo
Microsoft Hardware


Pan American Health Organization

Grant Support:

This conference, and in particular the late-breaking student poster program, was supported in part by Grant Number 1R13OH009185-01 from CDC-NIOSH (the U.S. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health). The proceedings are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of CDC-NIOSH.

Additional Financial Support:

The organizing committee thanks the National Safety Council for their assistance in advertising PREMUS2007 in their publications.


For more information on how your organization can benefit by supporting the conference, please contact Jack Dennerlein,

Benefits depending on level of support are: