NIOSH Creates Robotics Research Center

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) created the Center for Occupational Robotics Research (CORR) in September 2017 to address the safety of workers who use, wear, or work near robots.

The center’s work includes evaluating potential benefits and risks of robots in the workplace, conducting workplace interventions to prevent robot-related worker injuries, and developing guidance for safe interactions between humans and robots.

Read more here. 11/15/2017