NIOSH Wholesale and Retail Trade Program
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-158
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Wholesale and Retail Trade (WRT) Program works with partners in other government agencies, industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia. The program focuses on these areas among wholesale and retail trade workers:
- Reducing injuries and illnesses from overexertion and adverse bodily reactions, especially among aging workers and those who are exposed to safety risks from emerging technologies
- Preventing injuries from slips, trips and falls
- Reducing motor vehicle-related injuries
The Wholesale and Retail Trade Program provides leadership to prevent diseases, injuries and fatalities in wholesale and retail trade workers. This snapshot shows recent accomplishments and upcoming work.
NIOSH . Wholesale and Retail Trade Program. By Schulte, P., Hornback, D., Eastlake, A., Pfirman, D., Bhattacharya, A., and Reeves, K. 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 No. 2019-158 https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019158external icon