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Traumatic Injury Research and Prevention Program and Strategic Goals

June 2013
NIOSH Docket Number 264, CDC-2013-0009

The purpose of this review is to receive public comments and input on a draft document entitled "NIOSH Traumatic Injury Research and Prevention Program and Strategic Goals." This document includes revisions to program strategic goals last updated in 2009. The draft strategic goals are intended to guide NIOSH intramural and extramural research for the 5-year period, 2014-2019. NIOSH is seeking comments on: (1) the relevance of the draft strategic goals; (2) suggested areas where research is needed or no-longer needed; (3) the adequacy of the goals for addressing the changing workplace and emerging hazards that threaten the safety of workers; (4) the adequacy of proposed performance measures; (5) opportunities for collaboration between NIOSH scientists, extramural scientists, and state occupational public health programs; and (6) input on additional potential partners the NIOSH Traumatic Injury Program could work with to enhance future directions of the NIOSH Traumatic Injury Research and Prevention Program.

Federal Register Notice:
Notice of draft publication available for public comment; 77 FR 36192; 6/17

Draft Document:
Traumatic Injury Research and Prevention Program and Strategic Goals

Public Comment Period

Comments will be accepted until 5:00 p.m. EST on September 16, 2013.

Written comments, identified by CDC-2013-0009 and docket number NIOSH-264, may be submitted by any of the following methods:

  • Federal rulemaking portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.

    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number. All relevant comments, including any personal information provided, will be posted without change to

  • Mail: NIOSH Docket Office
    Robert A. Taft Laboratories
    4676 Columbia Parkway
    Cincinnati, OH 45226