Public Safety Program

May 2016
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2016-144
Cover page for publication 2016-144

What are our priorities?

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Public Safety Program works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia. The program addresses national priority research topics, focused on these areas:

  • Reducing injuries and deaths from motor vehicles among Public Safety workers
  • Reducing structural and wildland fire fighter hazardous exposures, injuries and deaths
  • Improving health and wellness among Public Safety workers, especially heart health

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