National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is a research institute within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). NIOSH was established to conduct research and make recommendations to prevent work-related injury, illness, and death. The organization provides information and resources to employers, employees, and government agencies about workplace safety and health issues. NIOSH also works to promote the benefits of a safe and healthy work environment, and to provide education and resources to employers and employees about best practices and industry standards. The organization plays a key role in advancing the field of occupational safety and health, and in promoting the importance of a safe and healthy work environment for all workers in the United States.