Engineering Controls Database

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Engineering Controls Database

About the Engineering Controls Database

The NIOSH Engineering Control database serves as a central repository of current NIOSH information on engineering control technology. The content of the database is summarized from previously published NIOSH research findings.  This research was originally published in a variety of formats – Engineering and Physical Hazard Reports, Workplace Solutions, trade and journal articles.  If the data was summarized from an Engineering and Physical Hazard Report, there will be a Report number noted in the summary.  If there is a pdf icon next to the number, clicking on the icon will open the original report.  If you would like to find additional information on topics contained in the database, you may use NIOSHTIC-2 to search all NIOSH publications.

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Disclaimer:The NIOSH database does not include a comprehensive list of engineering control technologies or manufacturers and their products; the products and manufacturers listed in the database were chosen based on NIOSH research criteria. NIOSH conducted tests on selected engineering control technologies using both standard and novel testing procedures. This database serves as a central repository of current NIOSH information on engineering control technology and mention of any company or product is for informational purposes and does not constitute endorsement by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), or the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). In addition, citations to websites external to NIOSH do not constitute NIOSH endorsement of the sponsoring organizations or their programs or products. Furthermore, NIOSH is not responsible for the content of these websites. All web addresses referenced in this document were accessible as of the publication date.

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Page last reviewed: September 21, 2017