The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has taken another step toward bridging rapid advancements in technology with its goal of preventing worker illnesses and injuries.
The agency recently launched the Center for Direct Reading and Sensor Technologies, a virtual center intended to improve worker safety through the use of smartphones and other devices.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) recently issued a final rule intended to strengthen safety conditions for the shipment of lithium cells and batteries.
These changes will help ensure lithium cells and batteries are able to withstand normal transportation conditions and are packaged to reduce the possibility of damage that could lead to an unsafe situation, DOT stated in a July 31...
A recent report from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is intended to help safety professionals assess and improve worker posture and prevent musculoskeletal disorders.
The use of digital video, computer software, training, and visual cues comprise the main components of the research-based approach advocated in the report.
NIOSH's recommendations for recording...
The UNH Responsible Conduct of Research (RCR) and Scholarly Activity Committee is pleased to announce the revision of the UNH Web-based program of RCR instruction. The revised 11 Web-based modules are the result of a collaborative effort between staff in the UNH Research Computing Center (RCC) and RCR committee members.
The modules address the following topic areas:
The National Science Foundation has issued a draft of its updated Proposal & Award Policies & Procedures Guide (draft PAPPG), which will become effective December 26, 2014. The PAPPG, in conjunction with NSF’s Grant General Conditions, serves as the Foundation’s implementation of 2 CFR § 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards...