NIOSH addresses manufacturing injuries

NIOSH recently released a number of documents related to helping reduce manufacturing injuries.

Topics include:

  • Preventing catastrophic accidents (.pdf file) such as explosions, fires and building structural failures
  • Enhancing knowledge about reducing injuries among small businesses (.pdf file), which account for roughly 91 percent of U.S. manufacturing establishment
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  • Reducing injuries and illnesses among vulnerable workers (.pdf file)
  • Reducing the prevalence of work-related cancers (.pdf file), which are estimated to account for about 4 percent of all cancer deaths

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