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The NIOSH Small Business Assistance Program works with partners in industry, labor, trade associations, professional organizations, and academia. While the definition of small business is a work in progress, most consider them to typically have fewer than fifty employees. The program focuses on these areas:

  • Conducting research to better prevent injuries, illnesses, and deaths in small businesses.
  • Increasing awareness and use of effective interventions for small businesses.
Featured Items

Small Business Resource Guide

This guide provides plans, tools, tips, and information from across the web on how to keep your workers safe and well while managing time and cost investments.

Highlights of the 2017 Understanding Small Enterprises Conference

Video highlights from an international conference held last year for enhancing our understanding of small enterprises with a focus on the well-being of both people and businesses.

Page last reviewed: May 31, 2018