NIOSH Construction Program

July 2019
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-151
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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Construction Program works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia. The program focuses on construction safety and health in these areas:

  • Preventing injuries and fatalities related to falls and struck-by incidents.
  • Reducing hearing loss among workers.
  • Reducing hazardous respiratory exposures among workers, especially crystalline silica.
  • Reducing injuries and musculoskeletal disorders related to emerging or new technologies.

NIOSH Construction Program

Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2019]. Construction Program. By Earnest, S., Garza, L., Branche, C., and Reeves, K. Atlanta, GA: Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2019–151,