NIOSH News


Landscaping Safety and Health

A NIOSH report shows that the service sector has approximately 68 million workers in industries ranging from finance to food service and real estate to recreation. The purpose of the National Occupational Research Agenda’s (NORA) sector and cross-sector councils is to exchange information, form partnerships, and enhance dissemination and implementation of prevention Read the full article…


NIOSH Unveils CROPS for Farmworkers

In ongoing efforts to protect at-risk farmworkers, particularly youth, investigators at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently undertook a demonstration project on how to retrofit an older model tractor with an engineering control called the cost-effective rollover protective structure, or CROPS, a type of rollover protective Read the full article…


New Rock-Crusher Booth Protects Against Airborne Pollutants

Modern-day enclosed, climate-controlled booths are a prime example of prevention through design, one of the approaches that the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends for developing safe, healthy, and comfortable work environments. Today’s booths have heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems with built-in air pressurization and Read the full article…