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Program of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, program plan by program areas for FY 1981.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-112, 1980 Dec; :1-239
NIOSHTIC No.
00184349
Abstract
This document outlined the Program Plan for NIOSH for in/house and extramural projects for Fiscal Year 1981. A shift in emphasis was noted toward investigations of reproductive effects and control technology assessments as well as health hazard evaluations. The projects were presented as they pertain to the following areas of specific interest: surveillance, health hazard evaluations, epidemiology, toxicology, clinical studies, research and demonstration grants, control technology, monitoring equipment development, analytical methods development, medical surveillance and services, ergonomics and job design, personal protective equipment research and certification, criteria documentation and standards development, information and publications, curriculum development, direct training, educational resource centers, technical support, and administration. The following aspects of specific occupational diseases were covered in the plans for this fiscal year: behavioral and neurotoxic effects, cancer, reproductive effects, respiratory disease, musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders, cutaneous disease, sensory disorders, cardiovascular disease, and infective and parasitic disorders. Research on exposure to the following specific elements of concern was included: radiation, smoking, biohazards, pesticides, heat, noise, vibration, pressure, fibers, solvents, energy, petroleum, rubber, plastics, machinery, agricultural chemicals, mining, construction materials, textiles, lumber and wood products, chemicals, stone products, clay products, glass products, and primary metallurgical processes.
Keywords
Worker-health; Safety-research; Safety-engineering; Occupational-health-programs; Occupational-safety-programs; Accident-prevention; Safety-education; Carcinogens
Publication Date
19801201
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1981
NTIS Accession No.
PB83-178301
NTIS Price
A12
Identifying No.
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 81-112
NIOSH Division
OD
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
GA
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