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Selected NIOSH Scientific Information Products for the National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health (NACOSH) Meeting Washington, DC June 2012

About NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is an agency established to help assure safe and healthful working conditions for working men and women by providing research, information, education, and training in the field of occupational safety and health. NIOSH provides national and world leadership to prevent work-related illness, injury, disability, and death by gathering information, conducting scientific research, and translating the knowledge gained into products and services.

NIOSH headquarters are in Washington, D.C. and Atlanta, GA with staff in Anchorage, AK; Cincinnati, OH; Denver, CO; Morgantown, WV; Pittsburgh, PA; and Spokane, WA. NIOSH has a professionally diverse staff of 1,200 scientists from the fields of epidemiology, medicine, industrial hygiene, safety, psychology, engineering, chemistry, statistics, economics and administration. In addition to the research NIOSH conducts in its own laboratories, NIOSH also serves as the major support for occupational safety and health research in academic centers in the U.S.

This collection of information has been produced for distribution to give an overview of the NIOSH Web site and research conducted.

This should be cited as follows: Prepared for distribution to the participants of the 2012 National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety & Health (NACOSH) meeting, June 2012, Washington, D.C.

NIOSH Publications

Newly Published

General Safe Practices for Working with Engineered Nanomaterials in Research Laboratories
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-147

The Research Compendium: The NIOSH Total Worker Health™ Program: Seminal Research Papers 2012
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-146

Loss of Start-Up Oxygen in CSE SR-100 Self-Contained Self-Rescuers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-139

Are You a Teen Worker?
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-130

A Story of Impact: NIOSH Research Cited in Recommendations for Improving Commercial Fishing Safety
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-129

FDA, NIOSH and OSHA Joint Safety Communication: Blunt-Tip Surgical Suture Needles Reduce Needlestick Injuries and the Risk of Subsequent Bloodborne Pathogen Transmission to Surgical Personnel

2012 NIOSH Numbered Publications (since December 2011)

NIOSH Bibliography of Communication and Research Products 2011
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-128

Lessons Learned from the Deepwater Horizon Response
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-117

Spirometry Quality Assurance: Common Errors and Their Impact on Test Results
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-116

Dust Control Handbook for Industrial Minerals Mining and Processing
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-112

Technology News 547 - Cost-Effective, Off-the-Shelf Wireless Links for Surface Integrated Mine Emergency Communications
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-111

Technology News 546 - Medium Frequency Mine Emergency Communications-An Emerging Technology
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-110

Instructor´s Guide: Nonverbal Communication for Mine Emergencies
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-104

Move It! Rig Move Safety for Roughnecks
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-108d

2012 NIOSH Fact Sheets

NIOSH Fact Sheet: Solid Waste Industry
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-140

NIOSH Fatal Occupational Injury Cost Fact Sheet: Water Transportation (NAICS 483)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-138

NIOSH Fatal Occupational Injury Cost Fact Sheet: Warehousing and Storage (NAICS 493)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-137

NIOSH Fatal Occupational Injury Cost Fact Sheet: Utilities (NAICS 22)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-136

NIOSH Fatal Occupational Injury Cost Fact Sheet: Truck Transportation (NAICS 484)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-135

NIOSH Fatal Occupational Injury Cost Fact Sheet: Transit and Ground Transportation (NAICS 485)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-134

NIOSH Fatal Occupational Injury Cost Fact Sheet: Couriers and Messengers (NAICS 492)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-133

NIOSH Fatal Occupational Injury Cost Fact Sheet: Air Transportation (NAICS 481)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-132

NIOSH Fatal Occupational Injury Cost Fact Sheet: Transportation, Warehousing, and Utilities (NAICS 48, 49, 22)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-131

Technology News

Technology News 549 - MFIRE 3.0 - NIOSH Brings MFIRE into 21st Century
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-127

Technology News 548 - Bit Isolator Reduces Drilling Noise in Underground Coal Mines
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-124

2012 NIOSH Home Healthcare Workers Fast Facts

Home Healthcare Workers: How to Prevent Needlestick and Sharps Injuries
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-123

Home Healthcare Workers: How to Prevent Driving-Related Injuries
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-122

Home Healthcare Workers: How to Prevent Exposure in Unsafe Conditions
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-121

Home Healthcare Workers: How to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-120

Home Healthcare Workers: How to Prevent Latex Allergies
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-119

Home Healthcare Workers: How to Prevent Violence on the Job
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-118

2012 NIOSH Numbered Publications Available in Spanish

NIOSH-OSHA Fact Sheet: Preventing Falls from Roofs, Scaffolds, and Ladders
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-142 (Spanish) Hoja de datos sobre caídas en la construcción

NIOSH-OSHA Fall Prevention Poster
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-141 (Spanish) Cartel sobre caídas en la construcción

How to Prevent Needlestick and Sharps Injuries
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-123 (Spanish) Cómo prevenir las lesiones por pinchazos de aguja y objetos cortopunzantes

How to Prevent Driving-Related Injuries
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-122 (Spanish) Cómo prevenir los accidentes automovilísticos

How to Prevent Exposure in Unsafe Conditions
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication. No. 2012-121 (Spanish) Cómo prevenir ser vulnerable a situaciones peligrosas

How to Prevent Musculoskeletal Disorders
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-120 (Spanish) Cómo prevenir los trastornos musculoesqueléticos

How to Prevent Latex Allergies
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-119 (Spanish) Cómo prevenirlas alergias al látex

How to Prevent Violence on the Job
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-118 (Spanish) Cómo prevenir la violencia en el trabajo

Restaurant and Food Services: Advancing priorities through research and partnerships
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2012-105 (Spanish) Servicios en la industria de restaurantes y de alimentos y bebidas

Effects of Skin Contact with Chemicals: Guidance for Occupational Health Professionals and Employers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-200 (Spanish) Efectos de las sustancias químicas al contacto con la piel, Guía de salud ocupacional para profesionales de la salud y empleadores

Effects of Skin Contact with Chemicals: What a Worker Should Know
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2011-199 (Spanish) Efectos de las sustancias químicas al contacto con la piel, Lo que deben saber los trabajadores

NIOSH Field Effort to Assess Chemical Exposure Risks to Gas and Oil Workers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-130 (Spanish) Hoja de Datos de NIOSH: Esfuerzo de campo de NIOSH para evaluar los riesgos de la exposición a sustancias químicas en los trabajadores de la industria de extracción de petróleo y gas

Electrical Safety: Safety and Health for Electrical Trades Student Manual
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2009-113 (Spanish) Seguridad Eléctrica: Salud y seguridad para los oficios eléctricos, Manual del estudiante

2012 Numbered Publications Available in Other Languages

NIOSH Fast Fact: Protecting Yourself from Ticks and Mosquitoes
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-119, Haitian Creoleand Vietnamese

NIOSH Fast Fact: Protecting Yourself from Poisonous Plants
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-118, Haitian Creoleand Vietnamese

NIOSH Fast Fact: Protecting Yourself from Stinging Insects
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-117, Haitian Creoleand Vietnamese

NIOSH Fast Fact: Protecting Yourself from Sun Exposure
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-116, Haitian Creoleand Vietnamese

NIOSH Fast Fact: Protecting Yourself from Cold Stress
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-115, Haitian Creoleand Vietnamese

NIOSH Fast Fact: Protecting Yourself from Heat Stress
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2010-114, Haitian Creoleand Vietnamese

Web Pages

Campaign to Prevent Falls in Construction

NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Occupational Health Safety Network (OHSN)

NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Anthrax

New Agricultural Safety subpage - Cost-effective Rollover Protective Structures (CROPS)

Collaborating Centre Connection - April, 2012

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