Noah Seixas

Professor Emeritus, Env. and Occ. Health Sciences

4225 Roosevelt Way NE
Box 354695
Suite 100
Seattle, WA 98195-


Research Interests

Exposure assessments in the context of retrospective, cross-sectional and prospective epidemiology studies and health and safety needs of workers in precarious jobs. Characterization and control of welding fume exposures in shipbuilding and other industries. Investigations in the mining, construction, waste handling, and primary and secondary metal industries. Evaluating the effectiveness of organizational interventions to improve safety and health performance. Developing effective health and safety programs for contingent and immigrant workers.

DEOHS Biography


PhD Industrial Hygiene, University of Michigan, 1990

MS Industrial Hygiene, Harvard University, 1982

BA Biochemistry, Hampshire College, 1978

In the News

Human error? Stop blaming workers for their own deaths
The Seattle Times, 05/09/2019

Report shows need for smarter occupational health surveillance system, 01/30/2018

Report shows need for smarter occupational health surveillance system
SPH News, 01/22/2018

Labor unions are boons for community health, study finds
SPH News, 07/07/2016

New federal rule on silica exposure is "way overdue"
KPLU, 05/04/2016

UW Workplace Expert Says New Federal Rule On Silica Exposure Is `Way Overdue’
KPLU, 04/22/2016

Hands-on Hazards Class a Blast for Students
SPH News, 01/07/2016

Team of researchers receive NORA Innovative Research Award for preventing construction workers’ hearing loss.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 10/11/2011

Symposium on workplace disasters marks 100th anniversary of Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
UW Today, 03/23/2011