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Construction

NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 3.0: Reduce fatal and serious injuries associated with struck-by incidents associated with objects, vehicles, and collapsing materials and structures.

Intermediate Goal 3.1: Objects: Improve understanding of risk factors associated with struck-by fatalities and serious injuries associated with falling, flying, swinging, and rolling objects; compare findings to existing regulations and guidance.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
3.1.1 Characterize fatal struck-by injury data involving falling, flying, swinging, and rolling objects to elucidate tasks and risk factors associated with these events. Identify commonalities and differences among the four types of object-related struck-by events
Prevention of Nail Gun Injuries in Residential Construction: Reaching a Broader Target

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
3.1.2 Inventory existing regulations and consensus standards and compare to risk factors to identify gaps where guidance and regulations might be needed to address these types of struck-by fatalities.
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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