NIOSH logo and tagline

Researchers to present and discuss findings at The Society of Toxicology’s 55th Annual Meeting and ToxExpo

March 9, 2016
NIOSH Update:

Contact: Joshua Kinman (513) 533-6831

This year’s meeting, which draws more than 6,500 toxicologists from around the world, is in New Orleans, La., from March 13-17, 2016.

  • NIOSH will present nearly 40 posters, as well as lead discussions about such topics as:
  • Occupational exposure to beryllium
  • Inhalation of sand dust in hydraulic fracturing operations
  • Nanotoxicology and exposures to nanoparticles
  • Metal toxins exposures to upstream oil and gas workers
  • Health and environmental hazard assessments of nanomaterials
  • Toxic inhalant exposures in metal working
  • Other recent advances nanotoxicology

For information about the Meeting and ToxExpo, visit:

Download a complete listing of NIOSH posters and discussions [PDF – 144K].

NIOSH is a federal agency that conducts research and makes recommendations for preventing work-related injuries, illnesses, and deaths. For more information about NIOSH, visit

NIOSH laboratories are located all over the country, including Cincinnati, Ohio, and Morgantown, W.Va., as well as collaborates with numerous research centers and universities in improve occupational safety and health.