What do rotators do?
- Gain firsthand experience in the HHE process by working with project officers on an open investigation and joining the NIOSH team on an HHE site visit as scheduling permits
- Respond to public health inquiries about occupational health issues received through the CDC’s national contact center
- Refine presentation skills with the assistance of NIOSH health communication specialists
- Complete a required set of modules on common occupational health issues to see how NIOSH evaluates those issues in the context of an HHE
- Gain a better understanding of the roles and functions of industrial hygienists, scientists, and other NIOSH professionals in evaluating workplace issues
- Meet with NIOSH subject matter experts in areas of personal interest to each rotator
Take a Look at Some Recent HHE Site Visits!
- Assessment of Opioid Exposure Risk in First Responders— Multiple States
- Evaluation of Chemical Exposures at Two Vape Shops—Texaspdf icon
- Characterizing Exposures During Laser Tattoo Removal in a Hospital Dermatology Center—Massachusettspdf icon
- Evaluation of Lead Exposures at a Bullet Manufacturer—Missouripdf icon
- Ergonomic Evaluation of Pharmacy Tasks—South Dakotapdf icon
- Evaluation of Exposure to Metals at an Electronics Recycling Facility—Washingtonpdf icon
Page last reviewed: June 27, 2019
Content source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health