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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 15.3: Improve media reporting about construction conditions and activities that contribute to fatalities, injuries, and illnesses.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
15.3.1 Develop and evaluate model practice interventions for improving the amount and depth of media coverage on important construction safety and health issues.
15.3.2 Develop and evaluate model practice interventions for encouraging the media to insert succinct and credible messages about safe work practices, safety culture, and resources for additional information into media reports.

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
15.3.3 Develop and disseminate products and approaches to increase the use of model safety and health reporting practices by the general and trade media relevant for construction. Options could range from websites to professional development courses to the hosting of roundtables or other venues.
Dissemination Plan
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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