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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 3.3: Vehicles: Evaluate strategies to reduce worker exposure to being run over by heavy construction vehicles and equipment.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
3.3.1 Evaluate existing engineering control strategies, such as Internal Traffic Control Plans and off-the-shelf Proximity Warning Systems.
Transfer Evaluation Results into Road Construction Practice
3.3.2 Develop and evaluate emerging technologies such as HASARD Hazardous Area Signaling And Ranging Device and RFID Radio Frequency Identification Device.
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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