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Construction

NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 7.0: Reduce the incidence and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among construction workers in the U.S.

Intermediate Goal 7.4: Characterize the association between exposure to risk factors and the development of WMSDs among workers in trades and construction divisions in which knowledge gaps exist.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
7.4.1 Conduct prospective cohort studies and cross-sectional studies that characterize the association between exposure to WMSD risk factors and the development of WMSDs among construction workers.
7.4.2 Conduct studies that identify high-risk activities among the various construction trades

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
7.4.3 Disseminate the results of these studies to construction stakeholders.
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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