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Engineering technologies in practice: the NIOSH experience.

Authors
Hsiao-H
Source
Prof Saf 2008 Apr; 53(4):28-31
NIOSHTIC No.
20033871
Abstract
Engineering research provides the basic methods for developing innovative tools, methods and practices for occupational injury control. Determining the best methods to translate engineering research results into industrial practice is a key element of effective occupational injury prevention. Through NIOSH's Research to Practice (r2p) initiative, engineers have increased their range of research and development activities and now routinely consider methods to move outcomes toward adoption as accepted industrial practice. This article provides four examples of the r2p process to demonstrate the value of joint efforts among SH&E professionals, industry partners and government.
Keywords
Accident-prevention; Injury-prevention; Occupational-accidents; Occupational-safety-programs; Work-practices; Workplace-studies; Work-analysis; Engineering-controls; Industrial-education; Industrial-engineering; Industrial-hazards; Industrial-safety; Industrial-safety-programs
CODEN
PRSAD5
Publication Date
20080401
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
2008
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Issue of Publication
4
ISSN
0099-0027
NIOSH Division
DSR
Priority Area
Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing; Construction
Source Name
Professional Safety
State
WV
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