Health Hazard Evaluation Program

July 2018
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2018-147
cover page for 2018-147

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 HHE 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

Health Hazard Evaluation Program pdf icon[PDF – 266 KB]

Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2018]. Health Hazard Evaluation Program. By Trout, D., Schnorr, T., McCleery, R., Reeves, K., and Novicki, E. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2018–147, icon

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