Research Symposium


Education and Research Center (ERC) Regional Research Symposium

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

March 12, 2021
Virtual Online Symposium

This year’s 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.

This regional research symposium showcases the latest occupational health and safety research and is sponsored by ERCs at the University of Michigan, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Kentucky, and the University of Illinois at Chicago.