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May 200
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2000-143
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National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Update May 2000: 21 Priorities for the 21st Century

A report on the first four years after the implementation of NORA. The successes of the program include:

  • An enthusiastic and productive, broad-based NORA Liaison Committee.
  • Successful efforts of 20 NORA teams, including outreach; conferences and symposia; and production of white papers, documents, and journal articles.
  • The participation of a large number of federal agencies in NORA activities.
  • A successful grants process which has produced record-breaking funding for targeted occupational safety and health research in Fiscal Years 1998, 1999, and 2000.
  • Two surveys (in Fiscal Years 1996 and 1998) of federal occupational safety and health research investment.
  • Evidence that a national research agenda was, and continues to be, needed and thatNORA research priority areas were well chosen.
  • Recognition that NORA continues to be used as a model for public-private partnerships and is being widely used by other organizations in similar planning efforts.
  • For the first time, a broad-based network of public and private partnerships in occupational safety and health.

National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Update May 2000: 21 Priorities for the 21st Century [PDF - 302 KB]


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