Resources and Tools

Key Resources

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Homepage: NIOSH is a research agency focused on studying worker safety and health, and empowering employers and workers to create safe and health workplaces. NIOSH is part of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

NIOSH State-Based Occupational Health Surveillance Clearinghouse: Public access to occupational health research and deliverables from states funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The reports and deliverables can be searched by state, industry sector, health cross-sector, language, and document type.

Occupational Health Indicators (OHI) Manual from the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE): Guidance manual describing the definitions and methods used to calculate 24 occupational health indicators. Updated March 2016.

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards: Key facts about hundreds of workplace chemicals and their hazards. Available in print, online, PDF, and mobile app formats!

Data Resources

Montana Workers' Compensation Claims:

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS):

Montana Department of Public Health and Human Services:

Related Links

 

For any questions about occupational health data sources, methods, or analysis, feel free to contact:

Julia M. Brennan, MPH
Epidemiologist
jbrennan@mt.gov
(406) 444-1722