February 28, 2020
House Panel Queries Worker Safety Impacts Of Industry Using AI, Robotics
A staffing firm executive told House lawmakers at a recent hearing that the trend toward greater use of robots and artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace could bolster worker safety through a combination of new data-driven safeguards and shifting repetitive or weight-bearing tasks away from humans. But lawmakers and other stakeholders at the hearing of the House Science, Space & Technology Committee’s panel on research and technology are raising initial safety concerns over the shift to AI and robotics. In...
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