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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 3.2: Objects: Use risk factor and gap information to develop and evaluate interventions and guidance for preventing struck-by injuries involving falling, flying, swinging, and rolling objects. Partner with construction stakeholders to disseminate resulting interventions.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
3.2.1 Develop and evaluate intervention options and guidance to address major struck-by object risk factors

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
3.2.2 Develop simple “close call/near miss” and other basic leading indicators that can be used by workers and contractors to improve identification of the most common struck-by hazards involving falling, flying, swinging, and rolling objects.
3.2.3 Disseminate trade specific interventions and guidance that address struck-by object risk factors throughout the construction industry
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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