Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center
for Occupational Safety and Health
2021 marks the 50th anniversary of NIOSH. Created by the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970, NIOSH was established as a separate and independent research program to create objective scientific research findings in the field of occupational safety and health. Click on the logo above to go to their 50th anniversary page.
Quantifying Occupational Heat Stress Among U.S. Agricultural Workers Presented by Emma Moynihan, MPH on October 12, 2021 at 3pm EST.
2021 marks the 50th anniversary of NIOSH. Created by the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) Act of 1970, NIOSH was established as a separate and independent research program to create objective scientific research findings in the field of occupational safety and health.
This page provides reading and information regarding Inclusion, Diversity, Anti-Racism, and Equity (IDARE) issues.
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Food and Farm Worker Protections Critical to COVID-19 Pandemic Response. New Policy Brief Provides Framework for Safeguarding US Food Supply Chain. Urgent action is needed to protect the US food and agricultural workforce against COVID-19, according to a new policy brief released today.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Lesliam Quiros-Alcala to the Department! Her work to date has focused on exploring the impact of exposure to chemicals, antimicrobial and endocrine disrupting compounds in personal care products, on disease risks in vulnerable populations.
Congratulations to our Director of the Continuing Education Program, Mary Doyle, for being named a member of the NIOSH Board of Scientific Counselors, a federal advisory committee assembled to provide independent advice and guidance to the Director of NIOSH.
The certificate program educates and trains students to identify major environmental health issues facing public health professionals today. Courses explore many different relevant topics.
The ERC offers funding for doctoral students interested in occupational and environmental health in a collaborative and multidisciplinary setting. Programs include medicine, nursing, industrial hygiene, biomarkers, injury prevention and epidemiology.
Congratulations to LT Matt Lindsley, a graduate of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps and alumnus of our ERC OEHN Program!
The Remarkable Life of the First Woman on the Harvard Faculty. Click below to jump to the NYT article.
The Johns Hopkins Education and Research Center (ERC) for Occupational Safety and Health provides an integrated, interdisciplinary approach to training researchers and practitioners in the field of occupational safety and health with the ultimate goal of protecting the safety and health of all workers.
This center is sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and includes five academic programs in the areas of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, Occupational and Environmental Health Nursing, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Occupational Epidemiology and Biomarkers, and Occupational Injury Epidemiology and Prevention. In addition, our Pilot Project Research Training Program supports students and junior faculty at research institutions within our region, while our Continuing Education and Outreach components bring the strengths of the core ERC programs to practicing occupational safety and health professionals throughout our region and beyond.
For more information please download our brochure.
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About the ERC
Learn more about the history and mission of NIOSH sponsored ERCs.Learn More
Meet the faculty and staff of the ERC.Learn More
Five fields of study are available for ERC sponsored students.Learn More
Short courses and conferences for health and safety professionals.Learn More
NIOSH awards small grants for occupational research training.Learn More