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Construction

NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 1.0: Reduce Construction Worker fatalities and serious injuries caused by falls to a lower level

Intermediate Goal 1.4: Partner with architects, engineers, and construction organizations to expand the use of “safe-by-design” practices for fall prevention via demonstration projects and guidance.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
1.4.1 Identify and evaluate 3 existing “safe-by-design” practices that address falls to lower levels and develop case study materials.
1.4.2 Identify and evaluate 3 new “safe-by-design” practices that address falls to lower levels and develop case study materials.

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
1.4.3 Partner with OSHA, international construction groups, professional societies, trade associations and unions, architect-engineer-and-designer firms, and insurance companies to disseminate case study materials and to expand the use of safe-by-design approaches
1.4.4 Within 6 years, document effectiveness of implementation of these safe-by-design practices.
Page last updated:April 24, 2013
Page last reviewed:May 23, 2011
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Office of the Director

 

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