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The following is an archive of items listed on "What's New on the NIOSH Website" from 2002 to 2003.

December 2003

12/23

12/22

12/18

12/16

  • Safe and Healthy Workplaces in the Holiday

12/15

  • X-ray Exposures From Airport Screening Machines

12/12

12/11

12/3

12/1

November 2003

11/26

11/20

11/17

11/17

  • The State of CDC, Fiscal Year 2003

11/14

11/13

  • Focus on Prevention: Conducting a Hazard Risk Assessment (July 2003, Pub. No. 2003-139)

11/12

11/7

  • Ways to Prevent Job-Related Roadway Deaths, Critical Research Areas Identified by NIOSH (November 6, 2003)
  • Geologic Hazards and Roof Stability in Coal Mines (October 2003, Pub. No. 2003-152)

11/3

  • IC 9447: Effects of Mining Height on Injury Rates in U.S. Underground Nonlongwall Bituminous Coal Mines (November 1997, Pub. No. 98-104)

October 2003

10/31

10/29

  • Chemical Protective Clothing Topic Page
  • Respirators Topic Page

10/29

10/28

10/27

10/16

10/16

  • NIOSH Announces Criteria for Certifying Escape Respirators for Workplace Preparedness (October 20, 2003)

10/9

10/6

10/3

10/2

September 2003

9/30

9/29

9/26

9/24

  • Concerns About Stress, Potential Hepatitis B Risk at Adult Developmental Center Prompt NIOSH Help (September 25, 2003)

9/24

  • Practices For Mine Dust Control Are Described In Comprehensive NIOSH Handbook (September 24, 2003)

9/19

9/17

9/15

9/4

  • Workplace Preparedness Against Terrorism is Strengthened by New Tools, Methods from NIOSH (September 4, 2003)

9/3

August 2003

8/29

8/27

8/25

8/20

8/19

8/18

8/13

8/11

8/6

  • Hearing Protector Device Compendium (August 5, 2003)

8/5

  • Mining Fact Sheets for 2001 are now available: Mining Facts; Coal Operator Mining Facts; Metal Operator Mining Facts; Nonmetal Mining Facts - 2001; Stone Mining Facts; Sand and Gravel Mining Facts; Noncoal Contractor Mining Facts; Coal Operator Mining Facts.

8/4

July 2003

7/31

7/18

  • NIOSH Prototype GPS Monitor Promises Faster, Surer Way to Identify Exposures (July 18, 2003)

7/16

7/14

  • Handbook for Dust Control in Mining (2003)

7/10

7/7

7/1

June 2003

6/27

6/23

  • CDC Recognizes Teamwork that Reduced Employee Back Injuries in Nursing Homes - CDC Press Release (June 23, 2003)

6/19

6/18

  • Spanish version of the following publications are now available: HID 7: Fire Fighting Hazards During Propane Tank Fires    En Español ; HID 3: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning and Death After the Use of Explosives in a Sewer Construction Project   En Español ; and Preventing Scalping and Other Severe Injuries from Farm Machinery   En Español 
  • Preventing Asthma and Death from Diisocyanate Exposure   En Español 

6/17

6/16

  • Asphalt Fume Exposures During the Application of Hot Asphalt to Roofs (June 2003)

6/11

6/11

6/3

  • NIOSH Pursues Hand-Vibration Studies to Understand, Address Risks (June 3, 2003)

6/2

May 2003

5/28

  • Beyond 'The Matrix': High-Tech Imaging at NIOSH Advances Job Injury Prevention Studies (May 28, 2003)

5/21

5/16

5/15

  • Operation 'Roar': NIOSH Marshals Science, Legwork to Prevent Job-Related Asthma (May 15, 2003)

5/8

5/5

5/2

April 2003

4/29

4/28

4/25

  • NIOSH Bibliography of Communication & Research Products 2002 (April 2003)  

4/23

  • NIOSH's Hamilton, Keogh Awards for 2003 Recognize Scientific Excellence, Service (April 23, 2003)

4/22

4/18

4/17

4/14

  • Respirator Fact Sheet: What You Should Know in Deciding Whether to Buy Escape Hoods, Gas masks, or Other Respirators for Preparedness at Home and Work (April 14, 2003)

4/2

  • Advanced NIOSH Research on Neurotoxicity Opens New Avenues Toward Preventing Job Risks (April 2, 2003)

March 2003

3/28

3/25

3/19

  • CDC Press Release: Work-Related Stress Conference (March 19, 2003)

3/17

3/3

February 2003

2/27

2/21

2/14

2/11

  • NIOSH Approves Interspiro Spirotek Models S3 9030, 6630, and 4530 Respirators For Use by Emergency Responders Against CBRN (February 7, 2003)

January 2003

1/30

  • NIOSH Announces Two Workshops in February, March on Control Technologies for Diesel Vehicles in Mines (January 30, 2003)

1/29

1/27

1/24

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (January 22, 2003)

1/13

  • RI 9656 Self-Contained Self-Rescuer Field Evaluation Seventh-Phase Results (March 2002)

1/7

1/6

December 2002

12/30

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Work-Related Stress Among Coal Miners--NEW (December 30, 2002)

12/27

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Evaluation of Effectiveness of NIOSH Publications--Extension (December 27, 2002)

12/26

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (January 7, 2003)

12/19

  • Proceedings of the International Fishing Industry Safety and Health Conference (October 23, 2000)   [PDF] 
  • Laboratory-Acquired West Nile Virus Infections - United States, 2002

12/17

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee (MSHRAC): Notice of Charter Renewal (December 13, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review: A and B Reader Surveys--New (December 13, 2002)

12/16

12/13

  • Adult Blood Lead Epidemiology and Surveillance - United States, 1998-2002 (December 13, 2002)

12/10

12/02

  • Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Work-Related Assaults Treated in Hospital Emergency Departments--New (November 27, 2002)

November 2002

11/27

11/26

  • Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (November 20, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review: Longitudinal Surveillance for Beryllium Disease Prevention OMB No. 0920-0463 (formerly titled Gene-Environment Interactions in Beryllium Sensitization and Disease Among Current and Former Beryllium Industry Workers)--Extension (November 21, 2002)

11/20

  • Studies for Workplace Violence Prevention Funded Under Five New NIOSH Grant Awards (November 20, 2002)-NIOSH Update

11/18

  • NIOSH Educational DVD on Work Stress Discusses Work Organization Factors, Interventions (November 18, 2002)-NIOSH Update

11/14

11/12

  • Working with Stress (2002): Tape Number (VHS): 221/Program Number (DVD): 1002

11/08

October 2002

10/29

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee: Meeting--New (October 17, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations--New (October 16, 2002)

10/23

10/21

  • Conference on Worker Terrorist-Response Training Will Highlight Lessons Learned from 9/11, Current Needs (October 21, 2002)-NIOSH Update

10/18

  • Prolonged Riding Linked to Decrease in Erectile Measure in Bicycle Patrol Officers (October 18, 2002)-NIOSH Update

  •  Asbestos Topic Page 

10/10

  • Nominations Invited For NORA 2003 Award To Honor Partnering In Health, Safety Research

10/8

10/3

  • Storm and Flood Topic Page

September 2002

9/30

  • New Spanish-Language NIOSH Booklet Shows Ways to Protect Farm Workers From Musculoskeletal Injuries (September 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Conceptual Discussions for Full Facepiece Air-Purifying Respirators (APR) Standards and Air-Purifying Escape Respirator Standards Development Efforts for Respiratory Protection Against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Agents: Meeting (September 27, 2002)

9/25

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (September 25, 2002)
  • Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Reducing Injury Risk from Jarring and Jolting on Mobile Farm Equipment: An Epidemiological Survey of Farm Equipment Operators--New (September 24, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review: Anthropometric Survey of Respirator Users--New (September 18, 2002)

9/23

9/17

9/16

  • The NIOSH Fire Fighter Fatality Investigation and Prevention Program (August 2002, Pub. No. 2002-158)

9/11

9/10

9/06

August 2002

8/29

  • Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Work Organization Predictors of Depression in Women--New (August 29, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (August 21, 2002)

8/22

  • Occupational Safety, Energy Labs Sign Agreement to Advance Critical Protective Technology Research (August 3, 2002)-NIOSH Update

8/21

8/20

  • NIOSH Disparities in Job Risk From Tobacco Smoke, Recommendations Outlined in NIOSH Workshop Report (August 20, 2002)-NIOSH Update
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review: Evaluation of Worker Notification Program--New (August 19, 2002)

8/12

8/9

8/5

July 2002

7/30

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Healthcare Workers' Exposure to Antineoplastic Agents (July 25, 2002)

7/26

7/23

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Procedures for Designating Classes of Employees as Members of the Special Exposure Cohort Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000: Meetings (July 19, 2002)

7/17

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Safety and Occupational Health Study Section: Notice of Charter Renewal (July 17, 2002)

7/16

7/11

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Health and Safety Outcomes Related to Work Schedules in Nurses--New (June 28, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: A and B Reader Surveys--New (June 28, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Procedures for Designating Classes of Employees as Members of the Special Exposure Cohort Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000; Proposed Rule (June 25, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority of the Department of Health and Human Services (June 21, 2002)

7/3

7/1

June 2002

6/24

6/19

6/18

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (June 17, 2002)

6/17

6/12

  • Guidance For Controlling Potential Risks To Workers Exposed to Class B Biosolids (Preprint)

6/7

  • Standards Development Efforts for Full Facepiece Air Purifying Respirators (APR) Used to Protect Emergency Response Workers Against CBRN Agents

6/5

  • CDC Announces New Safety Training Tool to Protect Lives in Underground Mine Emergencies (June 5, 2002)-CDC Press Release

     

6/4

  • NIOSH Issues First Approval Under Program for Certifying Emergency Responder Respirators (June 3, 2002)-NIOSH Update
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: Meeting (5/31/02)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Standards Development Efforts for Full Facepiece Air-Purifying Respirators (APR) Used to Protect Emergency Response Workers Against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Agents: Meeting: (5/31/02)

May 2002

5/31

  • Highly Requested TB Training Videos are Offered as First NIOSH Product on DVD (May 30, 2002)-NIOSH Update
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Gene-Environment Interactions in Beryllium Sensitization and Disease Among Current and Former Beryllium Industry Workers (OMB No. 0920-0463)--Extension (May 30, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Safety and Occupational Health Study Section (SOHSS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): Meeting (May 24, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee (MSHRAC) Meeting--Cancelled (May 24, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Causation and Methods for Radiation Dose Reconstruction Under the Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000; Final Rules (May 2, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Methods for Radiation Dose Reconstruction Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000; Final Rule (May 2, 2002)

5/30

  • RI9657 - Recommendations for Testing Radar-Based Collision Warning Systems on Heavy Equipment

5/20

5/15

5/10

5/9

5/6

5/2

  • Fire Fighter Fatality/Injury Reports and Other Related Publications (April 2002, Pub. No. 2002-136).
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review: Preventing Hearing Loss Among Construction Workers-New (May 1, 2002)

5/1

  • Hamilton, Keogh Awards for 2002 Presented by NIOSH for Scientific Excellence, Service
  • HHS Issues Final Rules to Assist Compensation of Nuclear Workers for Job-Related Cancers
  • Summary Report to the New York City Department of Health: NIOSH Air Sample Results for the World Trade Center Disaster Response

April 2002

4/30

4/29

  • Vacancy is Announced for Director of NIOSH's Personal Protective Technology Lab (April 26, 2002)

4/18

  • Mine Safety and Health Research Advisory Committee: Meeting (April 17, 2002)

4/17

  • 7th Annual International Noise Awareness Day (April 24, 2002), League for the Hard of Hearing NIOSH Noise and Hearing Loss Prevention Topic page

4/12

  • Availability of $4 Million in Grants for Training in FY 2003 Announced By NIOSH (April 12, 2002)

4/11

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (April 11, 2002)

4/5

4/3

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Grants for Education Programs in Occupational Safety and Health; Notice of Availability of Funds (April 3, 2002)

4/2

  • Respirator User Notice (March 4, 2002)

March 2002

3/22

  • Findings of Survey Co-Developed by NIOSH Will Help Respirator Research, Recommendations (March 22, 2002)

3/21

  • Report Offers Guidance and Recommendations on Safety of Emergency Responders in Terrorist Events (March 21, 2002)

3/20

  • Farm Family Health and Hazard Surveillance (FFHHS)

3/11

3/8

  • Steps to Prevent Fire Fighter Deaths in Truck Rollovers Recommended by NIOSH (February 28, 2002)

3/4

February 2002

2/28

2/27

  • Steps to Prevent Fire Fighter Deaths in Truck Rollovers Recommended by NIOSH

2/26

  • NIOSH Respirator Topic page

2/21

2/20

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: Meeting (February 20, 2001)

2/15

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Methods for Radiation Dose Reconstruction Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act of 2000 (February 14, 2002)

2/13

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: National Advisory Committee on Occupational Safety and Health: Notice of Meeting (February 13, 2002)

2/04

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review: EEOICPA Dose Reconstruction Interviews and Form--Extension (February 11, 2002)

2/1

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Use of a Reader Response Form by Workers Notified if Results of Epidemiologic Studies--New (February 5, 2002)
  • Drycleaning Topic Page

January 2002

1/29

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (January 29, 2002)

1/28

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Safety and Occupational Health Study Section (SOHSS), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): Meeting (January 25, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Proposed Data Collections Submitted for Public Comment and Recommendations: Anthropometric Survey of Respirator Users--New (January 24, 2002)

1/23

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (January 22, 2002)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Identify and Assess Priorities, Strategies and Methods for Surveillance of Health and Safety Hazards in the Health Services Industry: Meeting (January 10, 2002)

1/17

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Guidelines for Determining the Probability of Causation Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act of 2000 (January 17, 2001)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Methods for Radiation Dose Reconstruction Under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Act of 2000 (January 17, 2001)
  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Agency Forms Undergoing Paperwork Reduction Act Review: Evaluation of Effectiveness of NIOSH Publications--New (January 16, 2001)

1/11

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Identify and Assess Priorities, Strategies and Methods for Surveillance of Health and Safety Hazards in the Health Services Industry: Meeting (January 10, 2001)

1/2

  • NIOSH Federal Register Notice: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health: Meeting (December 21, 2001)
 
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