Lowell, MA — The Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England Workplace, one of NIOSH’s Total Worker Health Centers of Excellence, has introduced a free online continuing education program intended to help nurses prevent musculoskeletal injuries during clinical care.
Silver Spring, MD — About one-third of construction worker training materials are written above an eighth-grade reading level – which goes against the recommendation of many communication experts – according to a recent report from the Center for Construction Research and Training, also known as CPWR.
Washington — OSHA has made available $10.5 million in grants to improve worker safety and health as part of its Susan Harwood Training Grant Program, according to a notice published in the Aug. 3 Federal Register.
Washington — Immigrant construction workers employed by small companies do not receive the same amount of safety and health training as their counterparts at larger companies, according to a recent study from NIOSH and the American Society of Safety Engineers.
Fort Collins, CO — Nearly half of workers in Colorado’s legalized cannabis industry have received minimal or no workplace safety training, according to a recent study from the Colorado State University Department of Psychology.