J-GLOBAL ID:200905062078085914   Organization code:A105000000 Update date: Jan. 21, 2020

National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan

独立行政法人労働安全衛生総合研究所, ロウドウアンゼンエイセイソウゴウケンキュウショ
Representive : President, MAEDA Yutaka
Establishment year: 1942
Address: 1-4-6 Umezono, Kiyose-shi, Tokyo 204-0024 Japan
Telephone number: +81-424-91-4512
FAX number: +81-424-91-7846
Number of employees: 121
Organization/Research department name (2):
  • Research Planning & Coordinating Division
  • Research Division
History (15):
  • 1942/01
    Established in Tokyo, as the Research Institute of Industrial Safety of the Ministry of Welfare.
  • 1947/09
    Transferred to the Ministry of Labour.
  • 1961/04
    Annexed the branch, the Industrial Safety Exhibition Center in Osaka.
  • 1966/12
    Established the Branch Laboratories in Kiyose, Tokyo.
  • 1971/04
    Reconstructed the Headquarters building.
Business overview:
As an independent administrative institution under the
Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, the National
Institute of Industrial Safety (NIIS) has traditionally
conducted a wide range of industrial safety research, Which
includes investigations of the causes of industrial accidents
and techniques for their prevention.
Because of the ourbreaking of serious industrial accidents
in Japan, a great emphasis is being placed on those areas
related to largesized equipment used in construction, the
adoption of new technologies and the Processing of newly
introduced hazardous/unstable substances in chemical plants.
Furthermore, in an attempt to eliminate occupational accidents
associated with the use of industrial robots, the increasing
number of elderly workers, the NIIS has increased its research
in the areas of system safety, automatically controlled
equipment, and ergonomics, in an attempt to integrate all
necessary safety measures.
Research field (3): Life Science ,  Nanotechnology/Materials ,  Humanities & Social Sciences
  • 2008: \ 2,793 (Million)
  • 2007: \ 2,938 (Million)
  • 2006: \ 2,930 (Million)
  • 2003: \ 1,229 (Million)
  • 2002: \ 1,327 (Million)
  • 2001: \ 1,329 (Million)
  • 2000: \ 1,159 (Million)
  • 1999: \ 1,171 (Million)

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