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