NIOSH work on the Deepwater Horizon response is highlighted in a new manuscript, "Protecting Workers in Large-Scale Emergency Responses: NIOSH Experience in the Deepwater Horizon Response," published in the July Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.

 The article describes NIOSH’s activities in the Deepwater Horizon Response and its cooperative efforts with the Unified Area Command, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, and other federal, state, and local partners who worked to protect response workers. Go to for more information.