Monthly Archives: February 2011

Robots increase worker productivity – But are robot hazards being properly evaluated?

MSNBC recently published an article attributing the significant increase in worker productivity to the use of robots: (click here to read the article) Indeed robots are extremely effective at improving productivity and product quality. However, unsafe work practices, such as … Continue reading

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New York Fire Department to replace gloves after six suffer hand burns

The New York City Fire Department is replacing new fire-retardant gloves after determining they do not properly protect firefighters from burns. Since November 2010, six firefighters have suffered second degree burns on the back of their hands after fighting house … Continue reading

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