Specific Industries and Jobs

NIOSH makes recommendations for preventing work-related injury and illness.

Hazards & Exposures(https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/hazards.html)
Links to web pages about specific workplace hazards and exposures.

Diseases & Injuries(https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/diseases.html)
Links to web pages about occupational diseases and injuries.

Links to web pages containing safety and health information for industrial chemicals.

Safety & Prevention(https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/safety.html)
Links to web pages containing information on a wide range of workplace safety and prevention topics.

Industries & Occupations(https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/industries.html)
Links to web pages containing information about specific industries, jobs, populations, and environments.

Small Business Janitorial Health and Safety MaterialsExternal

This program includes training on these aspects of janitorial safety: chemical hazards, electrical hazards, ergonomic hazards, injuries on the job, planning for emergencies, robberies and assaults, and slips and falls.

Available in English and Spanish.

Commission on Health and Safety and Workers’ Compensation (CHSWC), California Department of Industrial Relations

CPWR Construction SolutionsExternal

Search this free database of strategies for construction work safety. Solutions are categorized by line of work, task, and hazard.

CPWR, the Center for Construction Research and Training

Nail Gun Safety

Practical educational videos available for construction workers.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)

Health and Safety Guide for New Retail WorkersCdc-pdfExternal

Guide includes health and safety questions and answers, safety tips, dealing with emergencies, and other resources.


OSHA Agricultural OperationsExternal

Farmworkers are exposed to numerous safety, health, environmental, biological, and respiratory hazards. These include vehicle rollovers, heat exposure, falls, musculoskeletal injuries, hazardous equipment, grain bins, unsanitary conditions, pesticides, and many others.

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)

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