VICTOR W. SIDEL, M.D.; SUMNER M. ROSEN, PH.D.
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To the editor: Since it was established in 1970 the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has made a major contribution to the scientific and technical understanding of work-related risks and hazards. Its findings, standards, and recommendations are used all over the world. Smaller countries with programs of occupational health and safety protection, which cannot mount a full-scale scientific research effort of their own, rely on NIOSH studies and materials.
We call attention to the fact that reductions in NIOSH funding have an impact well beyond the borders of the United States, a fact which may not be
SIDEL VW, ROSEN SM. International Needs in Occupational Medicine. Ann Intern Med. ;96:678–679. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-96-5-678_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1982;96(5):678-679.
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