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NIOSH Factsheet

April 2013
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2013-140


The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is the U.S. federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness. NIOSH is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

NIOSH Factsheet [PDF - 223 KB]