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50 Years of NIOSH and 30 Years of NIOSH in Alaska

For the past 30 years, NIOSH has operated a small research office in Anchorage, Alaska. The NIOSH Division of Safety Research established the Alaska Field Station in 1991 to address the high rate of occupational fatalities among workers in the state. Surveillance from 1980-1989 showed Alaska had the highest rate of occupational fatality in the Read More >

Posted on by Theodore D. Teske, MA; CAPT Ryan Hill, MPH; CAPT Mary O’Connor, MS; and Devin Lucas, PhD1 Comment