NIOSH Update, Occupational Health

NIOSH Webinars 2018

NIOSH is kicking-off a new Expanding Research Partnerships Webinar Series

 This new series continues the learning and discussions on NIOSH research and partnerships from the Expanding Research Partnerships: State of the Science Conference.

The 2018 webinar series will feature intramural and extramural research within the NIOSH Program Portfolio from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET onFebruary 14May 16, and November 14, 2018.

 Please join us on February 14, 2018 for these exciting presentations about work and health:

  •  “Work Arrangement, Job Stress, and Health-Related Quality of Life” – Tapas Ray, PhD, Economist, NIOSH
  • “Health-related Predictors of Workers’ Compensation Claims” – Erin Shore, MPH, Professional Research Associate, Colorado School of Public Health

 For additional information about this webinar and registration information, see this web link:

NIOSH looks forward to continuing the work on expanding research partnerships for the greatest impact in occupational safety and health.

NIOSH Update, Occupational Health

Understanding the Economic Benefit Associated with NIOSH Research and Services: A New Analysis of NIOSH Impact by RAND

Do you ever wonder if NIOSH research and services yield a positive economic benefit to workers, employers, and society?

Assessments of the impact of worker safety and health research and services often involve statistical analyses of written publications or qualitative analyses conducted by subject matter experts. Such assessments do not quantify the economic return on research and services investments in terms of lives saved, injuries or illnesses averted, or increases in worker productivity. NIOSH wanted to understand whether investments in worker safety and health yield an economic benefit. NIOSH tasked RAND with developing a systematic approach and illustrative case studies to inform the occupational safety and health community about this issue. Read more