Buy Quiet – NIOSH – Save Hearing

NIOSH has a ‘buy quiet’ campaign that promotes buying of quiet tools. Here is the link:

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/buyquiet/default.html

A great document they have (from New York) is a listing of tools AND the sound levels when in use.  In other words, if you purchase tools that produce less noise, your employees (or yourself, for that matter) is protected.  Here is that document:

Click link below for document:

Guide to Quiet tools – NIOSH New York

Free NIOSH Lifting Equation App

Very nice app for your iPhone that has the NIOSH Lifting Equation built in.  Clear, easy to use (assuming you are familiar with the NIOSH Lifting Equation).

Link if looking on a computer:  https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/liftright/id566648977?mt=8

Link if looking on your i-Device:  https://appsto.re/us/rcMXH.i

NIOSH Method Finder

NIOSH guide on testing for chemicals – note, this is for industrial hygiene types who will be using sampling pumps.  Higher level information.  Here is the description from their page:

“NMAM is a collection of methods for sampling and analysis of contaminants in workplace air, and in the blood and urine of workers who are occupationally exposed. These methods have been developed or adapted by NIOSH or its partners and have been evaluated according to established experimental protocols and performance criteria. NMAM also includes chapters on quality assurance, sampling, portable instrumentation, etc.”

Click link below for document:

NIOSH Method Finder

NIOSH Injury Charts – Download Free Here

NIOSH put together a very extensive book of charts on injuries in the workplace, breaking it down in every way imaginable.  There is data here for nearly every way of looking at workplace injuries, the makeup of the work force, etc.  

Click Link Below for Document:

NIOSH Charts on Worker Injuries

The data is of 2004, but goes over previous years, decades, etc.  Very useful.