Definitions for "National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health"
A branch of the Federal Government, through the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, that is responsible for overseeing and enforcing occupational safety and health issues.
The US government agency authorized to re search and develop exposure criteria for toxic substances and recommend these standards to OSHA. NIOSH is also authorized to investigate unsafe working conditions.
(NIOSH)—A Federal occupational safety and health research agency within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NIOSH also communicates safety and health information to workers and to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).