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Relevant Article - NIOSH Establishes Robotics Research Center

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NIOSH announced recently that it is launching a Center for Occupational Robotics Research to assess potential benefits and risks of robot workers and develop guidance for safe interactions between humans and robots.

According to NIOSH, the decision to create the new center to assess the benefits and risks and to develop guidance for safe interactions between people and robots was based on the fact that while increasing numbers of robots enter the 21st century workplace, the benefits and potential risks of robots in the workplace are not fully known.

Read entire article - https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/robotics/default.html

 

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Mr. Griffith has a received his bachelors degree in Environmental Health from Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. He is a Certified Industrial Hygienist and president of Workplace Safety & Health Company. He has over 35 years of industrial hygiene, safety, loss control and consulting experience. Chemical monitoring, noise measurement, program development and management, risk assessment and computer management of health and safety data are areas of particular strength. Mr. Griffith is a member of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) at the local and national level. He is also active in the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE).

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