News & Events
2/4/2021 – The National Science Foundation has announced its National Robotics Initiative 3.0: Innovations in Integration of Robotics (NRI-3.0)external icon program. Proposals may be submitted April 19 through May 3, 2021.
11/16/2020 – CDC Press Release: CDC Awards $1.5 Million for Research to Reduce Exposures to Workplace Hazards through Robotic Technology
12/11/2019 – NIOSH Update: NIOSH partners with National Science Foundation to fund workplace robotics research
10/16/2019 – NIOSH Publishes Proceedings of the 2018 Ergo-X Symposium: Exoskeletons in the Workplacepdf icon
4/2/2019 – Registration is open for April 10 webinar on robotics and workplace safety and health, part of the Expanding Research Partnerships Webinar Series.
3/19/2019 – New article, ASTM F48 Formation and Standards for Industrial Exoskeletons and Exosuitsexternal icon, published in IISE Transactions on Occupational Ergonomics and Human Factors, provides an overview of a new consensus standards committee for exoskeletons, ASTM International F48, and describes the organization and current activities of this committee.
06/21/2017 – Andrew Merryweather, PhD, discusses his extramural research on preventing robot-related injuries
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Conferences and Events
|ErgoXexternal icon Symposium on Exoskeletons, Robotics, and Cybersecurity: Workplace
Solutions for All Levels of Experience and Work Settings.
NIOSH Robotics Center Coordinator Hongwei Hsiao, PhD serves as Chair of the Robots Track and Center Manager Dawn Castillo, MPH will moderate the Partnership Opportunities discussion. Both contributed to the planning of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society ErgoX Symposium.
|Virtual October 13-14|
Dr. Howard will participate on the June 24 panel, Tech Trends: The Rapidly Changing World of Safety.
|Virtual June 23-25|