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Pilot Project Research Training – Study subjects work to disentangle a simulated multi-vehicle accident as part of their training at the Illinois Fire Safety Institute. Participants were wearing noise dosimeters and heart rate monitors throughout the exercise.

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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (RI), Senator Barbara Boxer (CA), Goldman Environmental Prize Winner Hilton Kelly, and Michigan ERC Director and Professor Stuart Batterman discuss public health and safety issues associated with oil sands development in the US Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Feb. 26, 2014.    

Toxic Tour

Tour Information DATE Saturday, October 12, 2013 TIME 12:00-5:00 P.M. PRICE Free (Optional lunch approx. $10) HIGHLIGHTS We will eat lunch on beautiful Belle Isle, located in the middle of the Detroit River. DEPARTURE Our tour bus will depart from SPH II, 1420 Washington Heights, Ann Arbor at 12:00 P.M. Returning around 5:00 P.M. Toxic Tour Flyer 2013

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Attendees from a continuing education program visited laboratories at the Center for Ergonomics. Ph.D. students discussed and demonstrated research associated with their dissertation.

The NIOSH Pilot Project Research Training Program (PPRTP) was established at the Michigan ERC in 1999. Since that time, we have funded a total of 31 pilot research projects, 21 were performed at The University of Michigan and 10 were performed at regional institutions. These projects have resulted in a total of 86 publications.