Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock ( ) or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.

OSHA/RIA/NIOSH Implementation Team Meeting

This is a face-to-face meeting of the OSHA/NIOSH/RIA implementation team.  RIA robotics experts will enhance OSHA's and NIOSH's technical expertise, improve awareness of workplace hazards associated with traditional industrial robots and the emerging technology of human robot collaboration (HRC) installations and systems, and help identify needed research to reduce workplace hazards.

  • Meeting Attendance
  • Alliance Projects or Activities – Updates (20 - 25 minutes)
    • Technical Information Workgroup
    • Training Workgroup
    • OSHA Outreach Calendar
    • Safe + Sound Campaign
  • Conferences, Meetings and Events (10 minutes)
  • Technical Information of Interest to the Group (20 minutes)
    • OSHA
    • NIOSH
    • RIA
  • Alliance Quarterly Updates (5 minutes)
    • Submit Q1/Q2 data by mid-April 2018 – off-line discussion
  • Work Groups – time for in-person meetings (30 - 45 minutes)
  • Laboratory Tour (60 minutes)
  • Next Alliance Implementation Team Meeting [May/June, 2018]

Holiday Inn
2 Montgomery Village Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD 20879

1-800-HOLIDAY (465-4329)

 (link is exter

If you are not registered, you will not be allowed on site. Registered attendees will receive security and campus instructions prior to the workshop.

NON U.S. CITIZENS PLEASE NOTE: All foreign national visitors who do not have permanent resident status and who wish to register for the above meeting must supply additional information. Failure to provide this information prior to arrival will result, at a minimum, in significant delays in entering the facility. Authority to gather this information is derived from United States Department of Commerce Department Administrative Order (DAO) number 207-12. 

*New Visitor Access Requirement: Effective July 21, 2014, Under the REAL ID Act of 2005, agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if issued by states that are REAL ID compliant or have an extension. As of Monday, January 30, 2017, Federal agencies will be prohibited from accepting driver’s licenses and identification cards from the following states for accessing federal facilities: Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana and Washington. For further details, please visit:

Acceptable Photo Identification:
For Non-US Citizens: Valid passport for photo identification
For US Permanent Residents: Permanent Resident/Green card for photo identification

Created January 16, 2018, Updated January 23, 2018