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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is a Federal agency established by the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 with responsibility for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related illness and injuries. The Institute's day-to-day functions include: investigating potentially hazardous working conditions as requested by employers or employees; evaluating hazards in the workplace, ranging from chemicals to machinery; creating and disseminating methods for preventing disease, injury, and disability; and conducting research and providing scientifically valid recommendations for protecting workers.



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Date Entered: 11/1/1997
Date Edited: 3/25/2013
Date Revised: 7/20/2013
Health Referral Number: HR2613
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