Cancer, Reproductive, Cardiovascular, and Other Chronic Disease Prevention Program

banner of a welder, a pharmacist, and a repairman

The Cancer, Reproductive, Cardiovascular, and Other Chronic Disease Prevention Program (CRC) provides leadership in the prevention of a number of different work-related diseases and conditions. The CRC Program works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia focusing on preventing and reducing: (1) occupational cancer; (2) adverse reproductive outcomes related to work; (3)  cardiovascular disease (CVD) among workers; and (4) occupational neurologic and renal disease.

Featured Item

How can researchers quickly and easily examine current trends in chronic conditions among workers?

NIOSH offers a web application that lets users chart worker health data that may be difficult to find or are not charted elsewhere.

Known as the Worker Health Charts (WHC), users select from dropdown options to create charts that show rates, distribution, and trends in safety and health topics among workers. In assessing chronic conditions, data from the Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), and the NHIS Occupational Health Supplement allow users to explore trends in chronic conditions, such as

Learn more about Worker Health Charts

Person viewing Worker Health Charts (WHC) on 2 computers.

Page last reviewed: November 19, 2018