Update date: Jan. 21, 2020
National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Japan
President, MAEDA Yutaka
1-4-6 Umezono, Kiyose-shi, Tokyo 204-0024 Japan
Number of employees：
Organization/Research department name (2)：
Research Planning & Coordinating Division
Established in Tokyo, as the Research Institute of Industrial Safety of the Ministry of Welfare.
Transferred to the Ministry of Labour.
Annexed the branch, the Industrial Safety Exhibition Center in Osaka.
Established the Branch Laboratories in Kiyose, Tokyo.
Reconstructed the Headquarters building.
As an independent administrative institution under the
Research field (3)：
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.
, Humanities & Social Sciences
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