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Health Hazard Evaluations (HHEs)

Each month we will update this page to highlight newly released final reports and information on new and emerging hazards we are evaluating. Check back often to see what we are up to!

What's New

  • Ergonomics Recommendations for an Airline Catering Company
    HHE Program investigators found work-related risk factors that could explain employees' musculoskeletal symptoms, injuries, and disorders. We also found problems related to cold exposure, dry ice, job stress, and communication. We recommended redesigning workstations, employee rotation, training, and addressing job stressors. To read the full report go to
  • NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation Program Lead Measurement Database
    We have released a database to provide researchers and other interested stakeholders with lead measurement results collected during health hazard evaluation (HHE) surveys from 1991–2015. The database contains workplace lead measurement results from over 70 HHE reports, including over 1,200 personal lead exposure measurements and 1,900 area lead measurements. For reports posted online, the database provides a direct link to the HHE report for each of the lead measurement results. This database is an ongoing project and will be updated annually to add the most recent HHE lead measurement data. To view the database go to