NORA Industrial Sectors and Work-Related Respiratory Diseases

The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) is a partnership program to stimulate innovative research and improved workplace practices. NIOSH and its partners formed ten NORA Industrial Sector Councils, including participants from academia, industry, labor, and government. Sector definitions follow the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), which has replaced the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system. For more information see

For each NORA Industrial Sector, work-related respiratory conditions are presented. These data are available in a format that can be downloaded to most spreadsheet software.