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New US Publications on Staying Safe at Work Available

November 2016

US National Institute of Occupation Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Labor Occupational Health Program (LOHP) at the University of California, Berkeley are pleased to announce the publication Staying Safe at Work: A Curriculum for Teaching Workers with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities about Health and Safety on the Job.

Staying Safe at Work

It is a six-lesson training program designed to teach basic occupational safety and health knowledge and skills to young and older workers and students with disabilities The curriculum can help teach students or consumers/employees the foundational job safety and health skills that all workers need.

The curriculum uses highly interactive and fun learning activities to teach foundational workplace safety and health skills, which are general, transferable, and applicable across all jobs and industries.

Nanotechnology: Delivering the promise

Advances in nanotechnology and the value of precautionary risk management for the safe and responsible development and workplace application of nanotechnology are discussed in Nanotechnology: Delivering on the Promise, a wide-ranging, two-volume American Chemical Society symposium report, co-edited by the NIOSH Associate Director for Nanotechnology