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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 1.5: Work with construction partners to develop and implement a national campaign to reduce fatal and serious injuries associated with construction falls to a lower level.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
1.5.1 Evaluate the potential for a “National Construction Fall Prevention Campaign” by assessing: 1) the components and effectiveness of U.S. campaigns on related public health injury topics; and 2) the components and effectiveness of internationally based campaigns on construction injury topics. Prepare a proposal for a U.S. campaign.
Fall Prevention Campaign for Latino Workers

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
1.5.2 Convene a meeting of construction stakeholders and industry leaders to discuss a proposal for a U.S. ”National Construction Fall Prevention Campaign”. If support is provided, develop an action plan for implementation.
1.5.3 If support is provided, implement the action plan in conjunction with construction industry stakeholders and evaluate the resulting impact.
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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