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NOIRS 2011

Intervention Evaluation Contest

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— Contest for Occupational Injury Intervention —
Finding Out What Works (or Doesn’t)!

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) sponsored a contest to recognize outstanding evaluations of interventions designed to prevent work injuries. The evaluations may have been any safety intervention, from a simple tool or equipment change at a single worksite to a comprehensive program implemented at multiple sites. Interventions could address training, protective equipment, or policies applied throughout a corporation, industry, state or nationally, such as an OSHA standard.

Winner

Evaluating the Effect of an Intervention to Prevent Patient-Handling Injuries among Hospital Workers: Support for the Collection of Intermediate Measures of Intervention Adoption and the Integration of Quantitative and Qualitative Methods

Authors: A Schoenfisch, HJ Lipscomb, D Myers, L Pompeii, JM Dement and T James

Honorable Mention

A Randomized Controlled Study of Targeted Occupational Health and Safety Consultation or Inspection in Ontario Workplaces

Authors: S Hogg-Johnson, L Robson, D Cole, E Tompa, P Subrata, BC Amick, P Smith, D van Eerd and C Mustard

For More Information

Contact Jim Collins via e-mail at jcollins1@cdc.gov or by phone at (304) 285-5998.

 

 
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