LibrariesLists TopicsResourcesPublications Home News & Alerts Occupational Health Surveillance Data & Reports Resources For Health Care Professionals Resources For Workers Resources for Employers Contact Us Worker Health and Safety News and Alerts Hazard Alert -Feb 2015: Exposure to Silica During Countertop Manufacturing, Finishing, and Installation. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) have identified exposure to silica as a health hazard to workers involved in manufacturing, finishing and installing natural and manufactured stone countertop products. This hazard can be mitigated with simple and effective dust controls in most countertop operations Occupational Health Watch Newsletter Occupational Health Watch is a newsletter from the Nebraska Occupational Safety and Health Surveillance Program. The newsletter provides updates on occupational health surveillance data, worker health news from around the state and the country. April 2016: Worksite Safety Practicies in Nebraska WorksitesMarch 2016: NIOSH Health Hazard Evaluations: Free Resource for Nebraska Worksites Subscribe to Nebraska Occupational Health Watch Keep Connected Find more News, Alerts, and Events related to Occupational Health: NIOSH Alerts NIOSH eNewseNews is the monthly newsletter of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. NIOSH Science BlogA scientific look at workplace safety and health issues from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. OSHA QuicktakesA twice monthly e-newsletter including OSHA news, hazard alerts, and other information about workplace safety and health. Epidemiology Home Documents in PDF format require the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader which can be downloaded for free from Adobe Systems, Inc.