News & Events
9/20/21 – NIOSH, University of Florida Sign MOU to Advance Occupational Robotics Safety & Health Research
2/4/2021 – The National Science Foundation has announced its National Robotics Initiative 3.0: Innovations in Integration of Robotics (NRI-3.0) 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 Workplace
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 Exosuits, 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.
10/05/2017 – OSHA, NIOSH Sign Robotics Industry Alliance
06/21/2017 – Andrew Merryweather, PhD, discusses his extramural research on preventing robot-related injuries
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Upcoming Conferences and Events
|Mine Automation and Emerging Technologies Health and Safety Partnership Meeting||Virtual
|OSHA/NIOSH/A3 Alliance panel presentation at the International Robot Safety Training Conference||Columbus, OH
|Safety For Emerging Robotics and Autonomous aGriculture (SAFER AG) Workshop||University of Illinois
Previous Conferences and Events
|NIOSH Webinar: The Role of Robotics in the Future of Work
“The Role of Robotics in the Future of Work,” is part of the NIOSH Future of Work Initiative Webinar Series. Recorded June 22, 2022, this webinar features Ms. Dawn Castillo, Director of the Division of Safety Research at CDC/NIOSH and Dr. Chukwuma (Chuma) Nnaji, Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil, Construction, and Environmental Engineering at The University of Alabama. Speakers discuss robotics trends with implications for the safety, health, and well-being of tomorrow’s workforce, including ways to assess human-robot interaction safety risks and exoskeleton performance in differing temperatures.