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Output: Archived Publications

Selected Publications

The NIOSH publications applicable to the PPT Program reflect initiatives across all industry sectors and goal categories.

Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing

Conference Proceedings: Prevention of Musculoskeletal Disorders for Children and Adolescents Working in Agriculture
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2004-119 (June 2004)

Injuries to Youth on Minority Farm Operations
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2004-117 (December 2003)

Proceedings of the International Fishing Industry Safety and Health Conference
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-102 (October 2002)

Guidance for Controlling Potential Risks to Workers Exposed to Class B Biosolids
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-149 (July 2002)

Hazards Associated with Using Farm Tractors to Move Large Bales
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-146 (July 2001) en español

Fatal Unintentional Farm Injuries among Persons Less than 20 Years of Age in the United States: Geographic Profiles
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-131 (July 2001) en español

Injuries Among Youth on Farms in the United States, 1998 [PDF - 1,558 KB]
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-154 (June 2001)

Injuries Among Farm Workers in the United States, 1995
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.2001-153 (May 2001)

New Directions in the Surveillance of Hired Farm Worker Health and Occupational Safety
December 2000

Injuries Among Farm Workers in the United States - 1994
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 98-153 (September 1998)

Commercial Fishing Fatalities in Alaska, Risk Factors and Prevention Strategies
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-163 (September 1997)


Safe Work for Youth in Construction - Information for Employers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2004-113 (December 2003) en español

Reducing Roofers' Exposure to Asphalt Fumes
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-107 (August 2003) en español

Asphalt Fume Exposures During the Application of Hot Asphalt to Roofs
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-112 (June 2003)

A Compendium of NIOSH Construction Research 2002
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-103 (February 2003)

Asphalt Fume Exposures During the Manufacture of Asphalt Roofing Products Current Practices for Reducing Exposure
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-127 (August 2001)

NIOSH Alert: Preventing Injuries and Deaths from Falls during Construction and Maintenance of Telecommunication Towers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-156 (July 2001) en español

Worker Deaths by Falls, A Summary of Surveillance Findings and Investigative Case Reports
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-116 (September 2000)

Respirable Crystalline Silica Exposures During Tuck Pointing
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-113 (November 1999) en español

Providing Safety and Health Protection for a Diverse Construction Workforce: Issues and Ideas
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-140 (September 1999)

Control of Drywall Sanding Dust Exposures
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-113 (June 1999) en español

NIOSH Warns of Silicosis Risks in Construction, Suggests Measures to Reduce Exposure
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 96-120 (June 1996)

Health Care and Social Assistance

NIOSH Alert: Preventing Needlestick Injuries in Health Care Settings
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-108 (November 1999) en español

TB Respiratory Protection Program in Health Care Facilities
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-143 (September 1999)

Cercopithecine Herpes Virus 1 (B Virus) Infection Resulting from Ocular Exposure
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-100 (May 1999)

Latex Allergy A Prevention Guide
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 98-113 (February 1998)

What Every Worker Should Know: How to Protect Yourself From Needlestick Injuries
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-135 (July 1997) en español

Preventing Allergic Reactions to Natural Rubber Latex in the Workplace
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-135 (June 1997) en español

Protect Yourself Against Tuberculosis - A Respiratory Protection Guide for Health Care Workers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 96-102 (December 1995)


Control of Dusts from Sanding in Autobody Repair Shops
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 96-105 (June 1996) en español


Investigation of Self-Contained Self-Rescuers (SCSRs) Recovered from the Sago Mine Disaster
Internal NIOSH report to MSHA (September 2006)

Effectiveness of Selected Diesel Particulate Matter Control Technologies for Underground Mining Applications: Isolated Zone Study, 2004
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2006-138 (August 2006)

Join us in Moving Science to Solutions for... Mining
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-156 (November 2005)

A New Method to Clean Dust from Soiled Work Clothes [PDF - 649 KB]
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-136 (May 2005)

Drill Rig Incident: A Noise Training Exercise for Drillers, Helpers, and Anyone Exposed to Loud Noise from a Drill Rig
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-108 (February 2005)

Wearing Hearing Protection Properly: A 3-D Training Aid for Drillers
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2005-107 (November 2004)

Performance of a New Personal Respirable Dust Monitor for Mine Use
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2004-151 (June 2004)

What You Should Know in Deciding Whether to Buy Escape Hoods, Gas Masks, or Other Respirators for Preparedness at Home and Work
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-144 (September 2003) en español

NIOSH Fact Sheet: NIOSH Recommendations for Limiting Potential Exposures of Workers to Asbestos Associated with Vermiculite from Libby, Montana
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-141 (May 2003)

Coal Workers' X-Ray Surveillance Program Frequently Asked Questions and Resource List
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-122 (May 2002)

Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-129 (April 2002)

Self-Contained Self-Rescuer Field Evaluation: Seventh-Phase Results
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-127 (March 2002)

A Compendium of NIOSH Mining Research 2002
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-110 (December 2001)

A Compendium of NIOSH Mining Research 2001
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-114 (January 2001)

Self-Contained Self-Rescuer Field Evaluation: Sixth-Phase Results
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.98-1998 (July 2000)

Injuries, Illnesses, and Hazardous Exposures in the Mining Industry, 1986-1995: A Surveillance Report
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-117 (May 2000)

A Compendium of NIOSH Mining Research 2000
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-109 (February 2000)

I Can't Get Enough Air! Proper Self-contained Self-rescuer Usage
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.99-160 (October 1999)

Investigation of a Slip/Fall Accident
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No.99-156 (October 1999)

Performance Comparison of Rescue Breathing Apparatus
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-152 (October 1999)

Evaluation of a Signaling and Warning System for Underground Mines
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-127 (May 1997)

Self-Contained Self-Rescuer Field Evaluation: Fifth-Phase Results
Report of Investigations 9635. (July 1996)


Interim Recommendations for the Selection and Use of Protective Clothing and Respirators Against Biological Agents
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2002-109 (October 2001)

NIOSH Alert: Preventing Injuries and Deaths of Fire Fighters due to Structural Collapse
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 99-146 (August 1999)


Hearing Loss Prevention

Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Noise Exposure
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 98-126 (June 1998)

Occupational Noise and Hearing Conservation, Selected Issues
July 1996

Preventing Occupational Hearing Loss - A Practical Guide
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 96-110 (June 1996)

Immune and Dermal Diseases

Developing Dermal Policy Based on Laboratory and Field Studies [PDF - 278 KB]
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-142 (September 2000)

Respiratory Diseases

The Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report, 1999
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2000-105 (May 1999)

Silica...It's Not Just Dust Silica Dust Causes Silicosis
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 97-118 (June 1997)

The Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report, 1996
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 96-134 (May 1996)

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