Occupational Cancer

Information for Workers
NIOSH Programs Related to Occupational Cancer

National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA)
NORA is a partnership program to stimulate innovative research and improved workplace practices.

National Firefighter Registry (NFR)
The NFR will be used to track and analyze cancer trends and risk factors among U.S. fire fighters.

NIOSH Surveillance Program
The NIOSH Surveillance Program identifies and tracks workplace injuries, illnesses, hazards, deaths, and exposures in the United States.

NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) Program The Health Hazard Evaluation Program helps employees, unions, and employers learn whether health hazards are present at their workplace and recommends ways to reduce hazards and prevent work-related illness.

Information for Researchers
NIOSH Resources Related to Occupational Cancer

NIOSH Pocket Guide (NPG)
The NPG clearly presents data for chemicals found in workplaces, including information on carcinogenic agents.

Selected Occupational Cancer Studies
This page contains information on some of the types of studies used to research occupational cancer at NIOSH.

Cancer Policy and Guidance
This page contains information on NIOSH cancer guidance and policy.

Page last reviewed: June 23, 2021