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National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - NIOSH

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395 E Street, S.W.
Suite 9200
Patriots Plaza Building

Washington, DC 20201

800-CDC-INFO (Voice - Toll-free, (232-4636))
202-245-0625 (Voice)


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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Wed Jul 20, 2011