The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) was created to conduct research and training and make recommendations for the prevention of work-related illnesses and injuries. NIOSH developed the Education and Research Centers (ERC's) and currently funds 16 ERCs at universities to serve as regional resources and provide multidisciplinary graduate and continuing education programs in occupational medicine, occupational health nursing and industrial hygiene and safety, Listed below are current Continuing Education (CE) course topics offered by the NIOSH Education and Research Centers. ERC's also offer graduate level courses. Not all Centers offer all topics and Centers introduce new topics throughout the year. Get the most updated information on courses offered at each Center by checking out their websites or the NIOSH website at: http://niosh-erc.org/
. Course topics offered: Aerosols/Bioaerosols; Agricultural Health & Safety; Air Pollution; Asbestos Training; Asthma in the Workplace; Audiometric Training Occupational Hearing; Biological Hazards; Chemical Safety; Chemical Terrorism; Confined Space; Construction Safety Management; Cumulative Trauma Disorders; Disability Management; Disaster Site Safety; Education/Communication; Electromagnetic Fields; Employment Law; Environmental Assessments/Audits; Environmental Health; Epidemiology; Ergonomics; Expert Witness; Exposure Assessment/Monitoring; Hazard Communication/Right-to-Know; Hazardous Waste Management/Training; Hazards to Health Care Workers; Health Hazards and Safety in Fishing and Forestry; Health Promotion; Housing and Urban Development; Indoor Air; Industrial Hygiene; Industrial Hygiene Review; Infectious Diseases; Injury Prevention; Laboratory Safety and Design; Lead Hazards / Lead Abatement; Leadership Skills for Occupational Safety and Health; Legal and Ethical Issues; Management; Medical Case Management; Microscopy; Noise Control; Nuclear Emergencies; Occupational Dermatology; Occupational Health Nursing; Occupational Medicine; Office Safety and Health; OSHA; Overview of Industrial Hygiene Calculation; Pesticides; Process Safety Management; Public Policy; Pulmonary Function Testing/Spirometry; Radiation: Ionizing & Non-Ionizing; Radon; Recordkeeping; Respiratory Protection/Respirators; Risk Assessment/Risk Management; Safety; Toxicology; Ventilation; Worker Training; Workers' Compensation; and, Writing Skills.