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Researchers from NIOSH and UC Berkeley presented with 2017 Liberty Mutual Award; Stressors among Pregnant Workers

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:00pm
A National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) researcher’s involvement in a study examining the relationship between biomechanical stressors and pregnant workers is recognized as a recipient of the 2017 Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety Award, one that distinguishes excellence in safety and health research.

NIOSH Media Advisory: Notice of Public Meeting, Request for Comments on: NIOSH Occupational Exposure Banding Process: Guidance for the Evaluation of Chemical Hazards

Tue, 05/02/2017 - 11:00pm
Radiation and Worker Health Advisory Board to Meet in Illinois, Discuss Several Work Sites and Hear NIOSH Findings

NIOSH Presents Awards for Significant Scientific Contributions

Thu, 04/27/2017 - 11:00pm
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) today released the Hospital Respiratory Protection Toolkit, a resource for health care employers to use to protect hospital staff from respiratory hazards.

NIOSH Appoints New Director of Western States Division

Tue, 04/18/2017 - 11:00pm
NIOSH Appoints New Director of Western States Division

Fourth Annual Stand-Down for Fall Safety

Wed, 04/05/2017 - 11:00pm
Fourth Annual Stand-Down for Fall Safety

World Trade Center Health Program Seeking Peer Reviewers

Mon, 04/03/2017 - 11:00pm
World Trade Center Health Program Seeking Peer Reviewers

NIOSH Media Advisory: Radiation and Worker Health Advisory Board to Meet in Illinois March 22-23

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Radiation and Worker Health Advisory Board to Meet in Illinois, Discuss Several Work Sites and Hear NIOSH Findings

Occupational Safety and Health Network Now Tracks Sharps Injuries and Blood and Body Fluid Exposures

Mon, 03/13/2017 - 11:00pm
Radiation and Worker Health Advisory Board to Meet in Illinois, Discuss Several Work Sites and Hear NIOSH Findings

NIOSH at 2017 Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting

Wed, 03/08/2017 - 11:00pm
Each year we pause on April 28 for Workers Memorial Day to publicly remember the workers who died or suffered from exposures to hazards at work. While worker deaths in America are down, on average, even one death or one injury is still too many.

NIOSH Web Tool Demonstrates that in Mining, Safety Pays

Mon, 03/06/2017 - 11:00pm
Each year we pause on April 28 for Workers Memorial Day to publicly remember the workers who died or suffered from exposures to hazards at work. While worker deaths in America are down, on average, even one death or one injury is still too many.

Many Workers Get Too Little Sleep

Thu, 03/02/2017 - 11:00pm