Manufacturing Program

May 2016
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2016-140
Cover page for publication 2016-140

What are our priorities?

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Manufacturing Program works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia. The program focuses on these areas among manufacturing workers:

  • Preventing injuries and fatalities from contact with objects and equipment
  • Reducing hearing loss.
  • Reducing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs).
  • Identifying and preventing hazardous exposures to nanomaterials.

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