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Communication and Information Dissemination

NIOSH Communication and Information Dissemination Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 2.0: Support and promote the adoption of evidence-based practices through communication interventions to reduce work-related injury, illness, and death.

Intermediate Goal Number Goal Description Status
2d.1 The Ventanillas de Salud Program at the Consulate General of Mexico in El Paso and local community health advisor programs will integrate key occupational safety and health topics into their regular health promotion activities with low-income, Spanish-speaking immigrant workers in El Paso, Texas to reduce occupational health disparities among these workers. CID Partners: AgFF, Construction, OHD, Global Collaborations

Related Cross-Sectors: Occupational Health Disparities
2d.2 Industry supplier will adopt NIOSH-designed intervention that identifies work hazard sources and promotes use of protective equipment targeting small business residential construction workers. CID Partners: Construction, Respiratory Disease, Hearing Loss, Traumatic Injury, Small Business and Outreach

Related Sectors: Construction

Related Cross-Sectors: Small Business
2d.3 Oil and Gas Industry will disseminate NIOSH scientific information products to reduce injuries among oil and gas extraction workers [OGS 5.1]
2d.4 Hospitals will act on information to adopt slip, trip and fall prevention strategies to protect hospital workers [HAS SG 1; TI SG 2]

Related Sectors: Healthcare and Social Assistance
2d.5 Healthcare professionals will act on safety information concerning flavoring related lung disease (FR-LD) [RD 1.3; MAN SG 5]

Related Sectors: Healthcare and Social Assistance; Manufacturing

Related Cross-Sectors: Respiratory Disease
2d.6 The National Shooting Range Association (NASR) and the FBI Training Academy will adopt noise and lead prevention interventions, practices, and material to reduce injuries among firing range employees and armed federal officers. [PSS, HL SG4]

Related Sectors: Services
2d.7 Industry will incorporate hearing conservation recommendations from Safe in Sound award [HL SG4].

Related Sectors: Manufacturing

Related Cross-Sectors: Hearing Loss Prevention
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


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Communication and Information Dissemination