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University of Michigan Educational Resource Center.
Center for Occupational Safety and Health Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 1995 Oct; :1-27
In 1981 the NIOSH Educational Resource Center was established at the University of Michigan Center for Occupational Health and Safety Engineering. The program has provided professional and research training in industrial hygiene, occupational health nursing, occupational medicine, and occupational safety engineering and ergonomics. Recently a program was added in hazardous substances academic training as a complement to the program in industrial hygiene. The continuing education and outreach programs were large. The center worked with the Michigan Department of Labor to provide ergonomics training and technical assistance to small Michigan companies as part of the outreach program. Training programs were provided at little or no charge. Over 30 companies participated and approximately 1,000 persons were direct recipients of training activities. A computer conferencing network was established and provided a forum for discussing ergonomic issues by practicing professionals. Exhibits were held at both local and national safety and health conferences. Three computer software packages for evaluating workplace musculoskeletal requirements were maintained and licensed to individual users through this study period. High school students and those entering college participated in a series of tours of center facilities.
NIOSH-Grant; Training; Educational-resource-centers; Industrial-hygiene; Occupational-health-programs; Occupational-safety-programs
Industrial & Operations Engr University of Michigan 1420 Washington Heights Ann Arbor, MI 48109
Final Grant Report
NTIS Accession No.
Grant-Number-T15-OH-007207; Grant-Number-T42-CCT-510428; Grant-Number-T42-OH-007207
Center for Occupational Safety and Health Engineering, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, Ann Arbor, Michigan
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