A new National Academy of Sciences report identifies tools that would help miners devise their own means of escape when trapped underground.
Tactus Technologies has developed a first-of-its-kind virtual reality training program for forklift operators, a product that company officials expect will reduce work-related injuries and deaths.
(AP)—Tests done at Superstorm Sandy cleanup sites show that the level of contaminants does not exceed federal workplace exposure limits.
Deborah Young-Corbett, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Virginia Tech, is working in a new field of engineering known as Prevention through Design or PtD to reduce health risks to construction ...
Research to be published in Science on May 18, 2012, sheds light on a hot-button political issue: the role and effectiveness of government regulation. Does it kill jobs or protect the public?
Although first responders willingly put themselves in harm's way during disasters, new research indicates that they may not be as willing— if the disaster is a potentially lethal pandemic.