2021 Regional Education and Research Center Symposium – Virtual

The Most Hazardous U.S. Industries – What More Should We Be Doing?

Sponsored by the NIOSH ERCs at the University of Cincinnati, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Kentucky, & University of Michigan

This symposium will focus on the health and safety problems associated the four most hazardous industry sectors—in terms of occupational fatality rates—Agriculture and Forestry; Mining; Transportation; and Construction. The selected speakers will highlight the problems that continue to plague these industries and discussion current intervention efforts. The moderators of the sessions will then lead a discussion of concepts of additional work that needs to be done to make these sectors safer for working women and men employed in them.

Continuing Education: Certificates of attendance will be provided upon request