NIOSH Surveillance Program

September 2019
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2019-160

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Surveillance Program works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, government agencies, and academia. The program focuses on:

  • Expanding awareness, knowledge, and use of occupational safety and health (OSH) surveillance data
  • Building capacity for state-based OSH surveillance
  • Integrating OSH variables into general health surveillance systems
  • Supporting industry sector and health and safety cross-sector surveillance needs and addressing cross-cutting surveillance issues

The Surveillance Program improves worker safety and health by identifying and tracking workplace injuries, illnesses, hazards, deaths, and exposures in the United States. This snapshot shows recent accomplishments and upcoming work.

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Suggested Citations

NIOSH [2019]. Surveillance Program. By Schnorr, T., Sweeney, M., Luckhaupt, S., Mobley, A., Filios, P., Mazurek, J., Myers, J., Reichard, A., Hale, C., McWilliams, L., 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 2019–160, icon

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