It is our great pleasure to invite you to participate in the 10th Edition of the International Symposium on Occupational Health and Safety – SESAM 2021, scientific event which shall take place on October 18th 2021, in Petrosani, Romania.

Due to the CoViD-19 pandemic, SESAM 2021 will be held ONLINE.

Founded in 1949, National Institute for Research and Development in Mine Safety and Protection to Explosion – INSEMEX continues the organization of the International Symposium on Occupational Health and Safety – SESAM, along with the traditional co-organizers, namely the University of Petrosani and the Labour Inspection, and under the auspices of the Ministry for Research, Innovation and Digitalisation.

The International Symposium on Occupational Health and Safety – SESAM has become tradition and has gathered each edition important experts in the OHS field, researchers, academic staff and engineers from industries with potentially explosive/toxic/flammable atmospheres, aiming to be a forum for roundtable talks and exchange of ideas with the view to analysing, diminishing and preventing risks that occur during the work process.

We are looking forward to receiving your scientific contributions and to get familiar with your latest research results in the OHS field!


Authors are welcome to submit original research articles in accordance with SESAM 2021 symposium topics:

  1. Mining and industrial ventilation

  2. Occupational risk and technological risk for industries with explosive and/or toxic atmospheres

  3. Explosives for civil use

  4. Pyrotechnical articles

  5. Equipment intended for use in potentially explosive atmospheres

  6. Protection of useful mineral substances deposits

  7. Closure of mine units

  8. Rescue and intervention activities in industries with potentially explosive and/or toxic atmospheres

  9. Environmental protection, solutions to prevent, to diminish and to fight against pollution

  10. Occupational and organizational psychology and sociology


The Organizing Committee based at INSEMEX headquartes in Petrosani – Romania will ensure the conditions, so that all participants can access the scientific sessions of SESAM 2021 online event.


The official languages of the symposium are English and Romanian.

Presenters must develop the slideshow presentations (PowerPoint) only in English.



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