Rising to the Challenges and Opportunities Presented by the Future of Work: NIOSH introduces its Future of Work Initiative

The future of work is influenced by many changes to workplace, work, and workforce factors such as organizational design, work arrangements, technological job displacement, artificial intelligence, robotics, technologies, demographics, economic security, and skills. Advances in the future of work offer many opportunities, but they also create challenges for the workplace and work, with consequences for the safety, health, and well‐being of the workforce. Holistic workplace and work programs, policies, and practices to ensure the safety, health, and well-being of the workforce and the employers who employ them are not new (1, 2). The scientific literature is filled with evidence on the