Engineering Controls Program

May 2016
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2016-120

Cover page for publiction 2016-120What are our priorities?

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Engineering Controls Program seeks to protect workers by removing hazardous conditions or by placing a barrier between the worker and the hazard. The program works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia on these areas:

  • Reducing silica exposure at U.S. highway construction sites using engineering controls.
  • Reducing global asphalt fume exposure using engineering controls.
  • Protecting flavorings workers from exposure to Diacetyl and 2,3-Pentanedione.

Engineering Controls ProgramCdc-pdf

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