NIOSH Grants. Research and Demonstration Projects. Fiscal Year 1988

May 1989
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 89-117
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In responding to its mandated activities under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and the Federal Mine Safety and Health Amendments Act of 1977, NIOSH conducted intramural and extramural research designed to improve the environment of the American worker. Projects were listed in this annual report which dealt with the following program areas: occupational lung disease in granite workers, poultry workers, semiconductor industry, cancer risk, byssinosis, radiation exposure, phosgene (75445), lung clearance, textile workers, mineral exposure, hyperresponsiveness to ozone (10028156), coal worker’s respiratory disease, and immune responsiveness to chlorine (7782505); musculoskeletal injuries, back pain, lifting techniques, and grip strength; occupational cancers, traumatic injuries, disorders of reproduction, neurotoxic disorders, noise induced hearing loss, dermatologic conditions, psychological disorders, engineering control systems, respiratory research, and other occupational concerns, human metabolism of halothane (151677), chromium (7440473) toxicity, poison centers, polyimide sorbents, plasma proteins, and isocyanates. This report also included listings of grants active during fiscal year 1988, grant awards by program area, grant awards by region and state, grant number index, principal investigator index, and a grantee institution index.