The Health and Safety Branch is a team of environmental, health, and safety professionals dedicated to reducing or eliminating the risks of illness and injury from occupational and environmental health hazards at NIEHS.

Services Provided

The Health and Safety Branch provides the following Institute-wide services:

  • Chemical, biological, radiation and physical safety
  • Fire protection
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Environmental protection and hazardous waste management
  • Occupational health services
  • Workers' compensation
  • Health and safety training

Branch Leadership

Steve Novak
Steve Novak
Chief, Health & Safety Branch
Tel 984-287-3393
[email protected]
P.O. Box 12233
Mail Drop F0-07
Durham, NC 27709