Mining Publication: A Case Study in Applied Social Marketing: Developing an Occupational Safety and Health Product
Original creation date: December 2008
This case study provides an example of how social marketing was applied to meet the needs of business customers. Federal regulations require that all companies develop a written program to track hazardous chemicals at their sites. The HazComWriter, created by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), is a software tool designed to help companies prepare their required Hazard Communications (HazCom) written plan and list all hazardous chemicals at the company's worksite. The social marketing goal was to provide a product for small- to medium-sized companies to use for federal HazCom rule compliance. The HazComWriter is a direct NIOSH response to customer and stakeholder needs (including the Mine Safety and Health Administration, the mining community, and Occupational Safety and Health Administration-regulated companies).
Peer Reviewed Journal ArticleDecember - 2008
NIOSHTIC2 Number: 20034897
Soc Mark Q 2008 Dec; 14(4):89-98