National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health


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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

 (NIOSH)
an organizational component of the centers for disease control and prevention, charged with ensuring safety and health for all people in the workplace through research and prevention.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

Na·tion·al In·sti·tute for Oc·cu·pa·tion·al Safe·ty and Health

(nash'ŏ-năl in'sti-tūt ok'yū-pā'shŭn-ăl sāf'tē helth)
U.S. federal agency established to perform epidemiologic and laboratory research into the causes of occupational diseases and injuries and methods of preventing them; also focuses on strengthening the training of professional workers in occupational health and safety.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

Na·tion·al In·sti·tute for Oc·cu·pa·tion·al Safe·ty and Health

(NIOSH) (nash'ŏ-năl in'sti-tūt ok'yū-pā'shŭn-ăl sāf'tē helth)
U.S. federal agency established to perform epidemiologic and laboratory research into the causes of occupational diseases and injuries and methods to prevent them.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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It is well established that workplace violence is linked to the way work is organized, suggesting that certain kinds of conditions, such as handling cash, or working alone, generate a higher risk of violence (Boyd, 2002; Chapell and Di Martino, 1998; Pizzino, 2002; National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 1996).
From the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Epidemiology Program Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Cincinnati.
Contact: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DSDTT/IRAS, MS-C-19, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, OH 45226/(800) 35-NIOSH; EPA Indoor Air Pollution Hotline: (800)438-4318.
Abbas Virji, and Sandy White, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health asked the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct this review of its research program into worker safety in the notoriously dangerous extractive industries.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has found DWAs not comparable to the lapel sampling method used by OSHA to determine compliance with its permissible exposure limit (PEL) or other 8-hr occupational exposure limits (OELs) (Donaldson and Stringer 1976).
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, which is a unit of the Centers for Disease Control, conducted tests on rats to determine whether inhaling butter vapors causes plant workers to develop the lung disease bronchiolitis obliterans.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) offers a new guide to help small businesses locate services and resources for preventing job-related injuries and illnesses.
Congress created the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has concluded that 53 percent of all sick building syndrome related complaints are the specific result of inadequate or contaminated HVAC systems.
This selection process was facilitated by assembling a list from the 1992 Directory of Engineering and Engineering Technology Undergraduate Programs and the 1992 Love Joy's College Guide to identify universities not represented at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health workshops.
Cincinnati, OH: US Department of Health and Human Services, CDC, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; 2015.

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