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Construction

NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 15.0: Engage the media more effectively to raise awareness and improve safety and health in construction.

Intermediate Goal 15.2: Improve our understanding of how media reporting brings about changes in construction workplaces and what lessons this provides for safety and health practitioners to optimize diffusion of safety and health interventions and best practices.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
15.2.1 Identify and evaluate these questions: 1) Why do some stories lead to policy and workplace changes? Why and how do employers react in response to these stories? 2) Are there journalism approaches that could be used by safety and health researchers and practitioners to optimize diffusion of safety and health interventions and best practices?

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
15.2.2 Use the results from 15.2.2 to develop and disseminate products for the construction safety and health community to improve diffusion of safety and health interventions.
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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