NIOSH Safe Skilled Ready Workforce Program

(Revised October 2019)
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-153
Cover Page of Safe Skilled Ready Workforce Program 2019-153

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Safe • Skilled • Ready Workforce program partners with stakeholders in education, industry, labor, professional associations, community organizations, government, and academia to ensure that all people, before they join the U.S. workforce or start a new job, have the essential workplace safety and health knowledge and skills needed to benefit from and contribute to safe, healthy, and productive workplaces.

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Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2019]. Safe Skilled Ready Workforce Program. By Schulte, P., Guerin, R., Baker, D., 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 2019–153 (Revised 08/2019), https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019153revised102019external icon


List of Revisions
Revision Date Revisions Citation of Revision
July, 2019 (Original) NIOSH [2019]. Safe Skilled Ready Workforce Program. By Schulte, P., Guerin, R., Baker, D., 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 2019–153, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019153external icon
October, 2019 The second graph on the right hand side of the document titled “Rate of emergency department treated non-fatal injuries (per 100 FTE) for aging workers” was replaced with the same graph that included the missing x-axis (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017). NIOSH [2019]. Safe Skilled Ready Workforce Program. By Schulte, P., Guerin, R., Baker, D., 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 2019–153 (Revised 10/2019), https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019153revised102019external icon

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