The Third International Conference on Physical Employment Standards

The Third International Conference on Physical Employment Standards, 17-19 July 2018


Portsmouth, UK 17-19 July 2018


Dear colleagues, welcome to the webpage for the Third International Physical Employments Standards (PES) Conference which will be held in Portsmouth, UK from the 17-19 July 2018.

This three-day conference will present current research and information for developing and implementing Physical Employment Standards. It will inform the processes of recruitment, retention and retirement of personnel employed in physically demanding occupations. The conference will be highly relevant to researchers, practitioners and policy-makers within all military, emergency service and industry sectors.

Abstract deadline is the 1st APRIL. We will be accepting abstracts on a broad range of topics related to Physical Employment Standards including:

  • Job task analysis
  • Development of tests
  • Setting standards
  • Physical training
  • Ergogenic aids
  • Ageing and retirement from service
  • Environmental factors
  • Monitoring the physical demands of work
  • Injury and return to work

Key Dates

Abstract submission closes 1 April 2018 (12:00 GMT)
 Early registration closes 1 May 2018 (12:00 GMT)
 Registration closes  16 July 2018
 Conference Dates  17-19 July 2018

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