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)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
|Ergo X 2021external icon
This meeting explores the latest in new technology and research and its applications in human factors and ergonomics. NIOSH Robotics Center Coordinator, Dr. Hongwei Hsiao, serves on the organizing committee for this meeting that has three tracks: cybersecurity, exoskeletons and robotics.