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Providing national and international leadership for preventing work-related respiratory diseases and optimizing the respiratory health of workers by generating new knowledge and transferring that knowledge into practice.

Respiratory Topics

Respiratory Health

Topic page A-Z listing for work-related respiratory health

Respiratory Exposures

Topic page A-Z listing for work-related respiratory exposures

Publications & Programs

NIOSH Publications search, respiratory programs, and related agency listings

Related Topics

Coal Worker’s Program

Information on mining-related diseases and program activities for miners

Chest Radiography

Chest radiography and B reader program information for identifying lung disease

Health Hazard Evaluations (HHEs)

HHE program information and respiratory health evaluations search


Information on lung function testing (spirometry), training course requirements, and monitoring technology

Respiratory Health Data

National statistics, state-based surveillance, and worker medical monitoring

Electronic Health Records

Patient health records that incorporate work-related information

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