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NIOSH Program Portfolio


Communication and Information Dissemination

NIOSH Communication and Information Dissemination Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 1.0: Ensure the timely dissemination and translation of evidence-based research to prevent work-related injury, illness, and death.

Intermediate Goal Number Goal Description Status
1a.1 Stakeholders and partners will act on NIOSH information to prevent and reduce coal mine dust-induced respiratory diseases, with primary focus in this intermediate goal on CWP and PMF. [Respiratory Disease IG 2.1]

Related Sectors: Mining

Related Cross-Sectors: Respiratory Disease
1a.2 ACTE will outreach to small business through linkage with vocational training programs [Small Business]
1d.1 Road safety and transportation partners, stakholders and target audiences will utilize NIOSH scientific information products.

Related Sectors: Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities
1d.2 Improve DHHS' understanding and identification of key workplace safety and health topics of immigrant workers.

Related Cross-Sectors: Occupational Health Disparities
1d.3 Stakeholders and target audiences in the Construction industry will utilize NIOSH information products on silica hazards and known solutions [CON 5.2]

Related Sectors: Construction
1e.1 Educational entertainment venues will receive, disseminate, and encourage key social media venues concerning OSH messages aimed to reduce hazards. [CON IG 1.2, 1.4 and OHD]

Related Sectors: Construction

Related Cross-Sectors: Occupational Health Disparities
1e.2 Telemundo Network, LLC, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training, and Hollywood, Health & Society will conduct an entertainment education campaign for Spanish-speaking construction workers on a national prime-time telenovela and through complementary Web-based channels, based on results on NIOSH falls-prevention and ladder safety research.

Related Sectors: Construction
Page last updated: April 1, 2009
Page last reviewed: May 23, 2011
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Office of the Director


NIOSH Program:

Communication and Information Dissemination