Washington — NIOSH recently recognized seven individuals, one team, nine publications and three projects/tools as recipients of the agency’s 2020 Science and Service Awards for significant contributions to the field of occupational safety and health.
Washington — Targeted interventions and health programs are needed to reduce tobacco use, binge drinking and other health risk behaviors prevalent among construction workers, NIOSH researchers concluded in a recent study.
Washington — The director of NIOSH’s Office for Total Worker Health says employers should think about the physical and mental health needs of their employees returning to the job amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Washington — L. Casey Chosewood pointed out the obvious reality every worker faces.
“All of us are aging,” the director of the Office for Total Worker Health at NIOSH said during the agency’s June 10 webinar on the future of work and the implications for aging workers.
Washington — In an effort to better protect workers in the health care and public safety sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic, NIOSH is approving a new class of powered air-purifying respirators, under an interim final rule published by the Department of Health and Human Services.