Watch Now: Webinar on Green Jobs and Safety

In partnership with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), an Institute within the

Credit: NIOSH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Greenforce Initiative hosted a webinar on February 28, Green Jobs, Safety Jobs – focusing on occupational safety and health into environmental sustainability. Three speakers from NIOSH were featured highlighting topics on occupational safety and health hazards within the green jobs movement, national goals for moving forward with safe, green jobs, and what is being done in the wind industry to make jobs safe. The webinar was recorded; click to view.

Learn more:

NIOSH efforts on ensuring a safe environment for green workers 

Making Green Jobs Safe Workshop and Summary (NIOSH)

Making Green Jobs Safe, article in the Journal of Industrial Health

The Greenforce Initiative, a partnership of Jobs for the Future and National Wildlife Federation

NWF Campus Ecology’s best practices in green workforce training (choose “green workforce development” in the topic search in the case study database)

The mission of NIOSH is to generate new knowledge in the field of occupational safety and health and to transfer that knowledge into practice for the betterment of workers.

The mission of the Greenforce Initiative is to advance green career pathways in six regions of the U.S. (IL, MI, NC, TX, VA, WA) and connect campus sustainability efforts to hands-on training for students.