Thursday, November 19, 2009

NIOSH Announces Research Workshop for Designing Worker Safety, Health into Green Jobs and Sustainability

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) will hold a national research workshop, Making Green Jobs Safe: Integrating worker health and safety into sustainability, on Dec. 14 – 16, 2009, in Washington, D.C. The purpose of the workshop is to stimulate and begin planning national research to help make worker health and safety an integral component of the new green economy.

For more information about NIOSH’s Prevention through Design initiative and green jobs activities under the initiative, visit

1 comment:

  1. Work places such as a construction site, mining area is quite risky. Therefore, safety on the job is of utmost importance to employers and workers alike. One of the ways that an employee can protect himself or herself is by wearing head protection.The employers must be trained properly while working in an Industrial sector and must always be dressed up with safety clothes and hand gloves. It also necessary to see that the work ground must not be slippery. But still work accident is very uncommon. Each year, hundreds of thousands of workers are killed or injured in construction site accidents. But, fortunately there are many legal professionals who will stand up for you and fight to see you justly compensated for your pain and suffering. Following some legal steps you can make a successful work accident claim if you have been injured in a workplace accident. Visit Workplace Accidents for more information.


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