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Category: Environment/Green Jobs

Going Green: Safe and Healthy Jobs 2

As green and sustainable practices become more common in the U.S, there is an opportunity to promote worker safety and health as a fundamental dimension of true sustainability. A sustainable product, process or technology should not only protect the environment and the consumer but also the worker. Green jobs must be safe jobs. NIOSH presents six ideas about the steps needed to protect both workers and the environment by making occupational (worker) safety and health concepts part of green and sustainability developments. Read More >

Posted on by Matt Gillen, MS, CIH, Pietra Check, MPH and Christine Branche, PhD65 Comments

Going Green: Safe and Healthy Jobs

Green jobs—good for the environment, good for the economy. But are green jobs good for workers? The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and its partners recently launched the Going Green: Safe and Healthy Jobs initiative to make sure that green jobs are good for workers by integrating worker safety and health into "green jobs" and environmental sustainability. Read More >

Posted on by Christine Branche, PhD52 CommentsTags