Wholesale and Retail Trade Program

June 2017
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2017-153
Cover of NIOSH numbered document 2017-153

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

  • Reducing musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)
  • Reducing workplace violence
  • Preventing injuries from slips, trips and falls
  • Reducing motor vehicle-related injuries

Page last reviewed: June 6, 2017