Health Hazard Evaluation Program
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2016-139
What are our Priorities?
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) Program evaluates potential workplace hazards through field visits and phone consultations in response to requests from workers, unions, and employers. On the basis of investigation findings, the program provides recommendations to improve the health and safety of the U.S. workforce. The HHE program focuses on these areas:
- Reducing or eliminating hazards and preventing work-related illnesses
- Identifying new and emerging hazards