David Weissman, M.D., and Paul Schulte, Ph.D. begin their latest article on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Science blog with a quote dating back almost four centuries:
Occupational epidemiology by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and partners helped to make workplaces significantly safer and healthier over the past four decades, according to an article published in a recent issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR).
OSHA has produced regulations in the past decade at a far slower rate than ever before, postponing rules that would have prevented more than 100,000 serious injuries, more than 10,000 cases of illness and hundreds of fatalities, a new Public Citizen report shows.
Welders can now obtain affordable protection from harmful particulate contaminants with the new Jackson Safety Brand R60 Airmax Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR), featuring a NIOSH-approved HE filter for particulate contaminants that can be easily set and locked into place.
Ten years after the terrorist attacks of 2001, our nation pauses to honor the memories of those who died and the heroism of the responders who saved others from death. As a national community, we extend our sympathy to those who suffered personal tragedy.
Researchers at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have developed a real-time dust explosibility measuring instrument to provide instant feedback to miners on the potential for dust accumulations and the effectiveness of their rock dusting practices.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health is has initiated a review of its method of classifying carcinogens and establishing recommended exposure limits (RELs) for occupational exposures to hazards associated with cancer.
A conference hosted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) on “Prevention through Design—a new way of doing business: a report on the National Initiative” is underway in Washington, D.C.