Research and Development

NIOSH has also been conducting research and development (R&D) activities in the Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) related areas with the cooperation of local research institute and other organizations.

Currently NIOSH is a Research Institute recognized under the Ministry of Science and Technology (MOSTI). To maintain the status as a research institute and at the same time to conduct various areas of R&D in OSH, NIOSH has set up a Research Management Centre to carry out the following services:-

  • To support applied research project.

  • To support projects with high OSH value.

  • To support project with high national priority.

  • To support project that utilize available infrastructure and scientific instrument at NIOSH.

  • NIOSH also provides research grant for these who are interested in conducting research particularly in occupational safety and health areas. Researchers or universities are welcome to apply for the grant.

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