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Construction

NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 11.0: Develop and build recognition and awareness of construction hazards and the means for controlling them by strengthening and extending the reach of quality training and education in the construction industry, including for non-English speaking workers.

Intermediate Goal 11.3: Develop new or improved training programs, models, materials, and methods.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
11.3.1 Core Competencies: Develop, evaluate, and implement new training materials and methods to address safety and health core competency gaps.
11.3.2 Training Delivery: Develop, evaluate, and implement new approaches for addressing training delivery gaps and opportunities to extend the reach of construction training within the industry.
Prevenir Caidas (Fall Prevention): A Lay Health Advisor (LHA)-Based Approach to Safety Education among Latino Roofers
Tailoring OSH Training for Hispanic Immig.Wkrs.
Model Intervention to Lower Exposures in Lead Paint Removal
11.3.3 Training use: Identify existing and potential surveillance tools for tracking the use of training and its impact in construction trades. Use and organize existing databases, surveillance systems, and other information.
11.3.4 Training effectiveness: Identify best methods of analysis and appropriate measures and indicators for effectiveness of training. Promote funding for training intervention effectiveness research.
Prevenir Caidas (Fall Prevention): A Lay Health Advisor (LHA)-Based Approach to Safety Education among Latino Roofers

Other Projects for Goal 11.3

Project Title % Attributed to Construction
Development of a Trench Safety CD-ROM for Hispanic Workers 100%
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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Construction

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