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Input: Partnerships & Stakeholders

We recognize that collaborative efforts in partnership with labor, industry, government, and other stakeholders are usually the best means of achieving successful outcomes. Fostering these partnerships is a cornerstone of the NIOSH program for the engineering control emphasis area. Listed below are examples of partnerships that have been formed around specific engineering control projects. This list is in no way meant to be inclusive, it is simply offered as an example of the extensive partnerships that have been formed in the engineering emphasis area.

CBR Terrorism Control Technology

  • Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • U.S. Army
  • U.S. Navy Facilities Engineering Command
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • National Institute of Standards and Technology
  • Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • U.S. Department of Energy
  • U.S. General Services Administration
  • Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of Interior
  • American Institute of Architects
  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Institute for Real Estate Management
  • AirCond Corporation
  • Consolidated Engineering
  • Air-Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
  • National Institute of Building Sciences
  • Morse Association
  • Gobbell Hays Partners, Inc.
  • International Facility Management Association
  • The Real Estate Roundtable
  • National Association of State Facility Administrators
  • Institute of Real Estate Management
  • Building Owners and Managers Association, International
  • International Council of Shopping Centers
  • National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts
  • National Association of Realtors
  • Real Estate Board of New York
  • National Multi Housing Council
  • National Apartment Association
  • Sandia National Laboratories
  • American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE)


Control of Carbon Monoxide on Houseboats and Marine Vessels

  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • National Center for Environmental Health
  • Environmental Protection Agency
  • American Boat and Yacht Council
  • National Marine Manufacturers Association
  • Forever Resorts
  • Sumerset Custom Houseboats
  • Department of Interior
  • Westerbeke Corp.
  • Southwest Research Institute


Preventing Hearing Loss from Chemical and Noise Exposures

  • University College London, United Kingdom
  • Institut National de Recherche et de Sécurité (INRS), France
  • National Institute for Working Life, Sweden
  • National Institute of Occupational Health, Denmark
  • Institute of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health, Poland
  • The NOFER Institute, Poland


Asphalt Milling: Engineering Controls and Best Practices

  • National Asphalt Pavement Association
  • Wirtgen
  • Caterpillar
  • Terex/Cedar Rapids/CMI
  • Roadtec
  • Payne and Dolan
  • Midwest Paving/Delta Paving
  • Northeast Asphalt
  • L&L


Controlling Isocyanate Exposures in Spray-on Bed-liner Applicators

  • Rhino Linings USA
  • Line-X
  • Washington State WISHA
  • The Alliance for the Polyurethanes Industry (API)
  • The Polyurea Development Association (PDA)


Comfort as a Predictor of Effective Hearing Protector Use

  • Virginia Technical Institute
  • General Motors
  • James Anderson and Associates
  • United Auto Workers
  • Phonac Hearing Aid
  • The University of Cincinnati


Generation and Characterization of Nanoparticles

  • RICE University
  • The University of Iowa
  • The University of Minnesota
  • The University of Rochester
  • The Woodrow Wilson Institute
  • The University of Cincinnati


Control of Styrene Exposure in Boat Manufacturing

  • National Marine Manufacturers Association
  • American Composite Manufacturers Association
  • Grady-White Boats, Inc.
  • Genmar Holdings, Inc.
  • Sea Ray Boats, Inc.
  • Century Boats, Inc.
  • Island Packet Yachts, Inc.
  • U.S. Marine, Inc.


Hearing Loss in Boat Manufacturing

  • National Marine Manufacturers Association
  • American Composite Manufacturers Association
  • Grady-White Boats, Inc.
  • Genmar Holdings, Inc.
  • Sea Ray Boats, Inc.
  • Century Boats, Inc.
  • Island Packet Yachts, Inc.
  • U.S. Marine, Inc.


Aircraft Cabin Airflows

  • Federal Aviation Administration
  • American Society of Heating Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers


Expedient Patient Isolation for Bioterrorism and Epidemic Response

  • University of Oklahoma, Health Sciences Center, OKC, Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma State Department of Health, OKC, Oklahoma
  • Oklahoma City Veteran’s Administration Hospital, OKC, Oklahoma
  • St. Joseph Memorial Hospital, Larned, Kansas
  • Central KS Medical Center


Nonionizing radiation studies

  • World Health Organization
  • Electric Power Research Institute
  • National Cancer Institute
  • International Agency for Research on Cancer


Audiometry and Fit-Testing of Hearing Protection for Occupational Hearing Loss Prevention

  • Bacou-Dalloz


New Methods for Evaluating Exposure to Impulsive Noise

  • Larson-Davis Corporation
  • University of Cincinnati
  • National Association of Shooting Range
  • OSHA Alliance


Hearing Loss Intervention for Carpenters

  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of North America


Accommodation of Hearing-Impaired Workers

  • General Motors
  • United Automobile Workers of America (UAW)
  • United Mine Workers of America (UMWA)


NORA Hearing Loss Team

  • The Institute for Noise Control Engineering, USA
  • National Hearing Conservation Association


Research for Worker Health

  • American Society of Hospital Pharmacists
  • United States OSHA
  • Halogenated Solvents Industry Alliance (HSIA)
  • Refractory Ceramic Fiber Coalition


Hearing Protector Testing Methods, Rating Algorithms, and Data-Collection Systems

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Aearo EAR Corporation
  • U.S. Army Aeromedical Research Laboratories
  • U.S. Air Force Research Laboratories
  • Howard Leight Industries of Bacou Dalloz
  • University of Florianopolis, Brazil


Applied Control Technology Studies

  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Department of Labor/OSHA
  • U.S. Coast Guard
  • Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
  • United States Postal Service (USPS)
  • Small Businesses, trade associations, labor unions
  • Center to Protect Worker’s Rights


Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) in Control Technology

  • Sandia National Labs
  • University of Tennessee
  • University of Illinois
  • Boeing, Inc.


Hearing Loss Intervention for Shipyard Workers

  • U.S. Naval Shipyard Puget Sound
  • U.S. Navy
  • University of Washington


Measurement and Control of Workplace Nanomaterials

  • The UAW OHAB committee
  • Altair Nanotechnologies


Model Program to Conduct Hearing Tests and Remotely Access Audiometric Data from Construction Workers

  • United Brotherhood of Carpenters
  • UBC Central Indiana Apprentice Training Center
  • UBC Monroe Apprentice Training Center


Silica and Noise Exposure Control for Tile Roof Installers

  • Center to Protect Workers Rights
  • Petersendean Roofing Systems
  • Aussieblue Roofing
  • Uni-Glaze Coatings, Inc.
  • Arizona Roofing Contractor Association
  • United Union of Roofers, Waterproofers, and Allied Workers
  • Roofers Local 135
  • Arizona Roofing Industry JATC
  • Associated Roofing Contractors
  • Jim Brown and Sons Roofing
  • Petersen Dean
  • Tile Roofing Institute
  • MonierLifeTile
  • Western States Roofing Contractor Association
  • Eagle Roofing Products
  • National Roofing Contractors Association
  • U.S. Department of Labor - OSHA
  • Diversified Roofing
  • Phoenix Building Trades
  • Diversified Roofing


Coal Mining Diesel Partnership

  • United Mine Workers of America
  • Bituminous Coal Operators Association
  • National Mining Association
  • Utah Mining Association
  • NIOSH


Metal/Nonmetal Mining Diesel Partnership

  • United Steel Workers of America
  • National Mining Association
  • National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association
  • Industrial Minerals Association-North America
  • MARG Diesel Coalition
  • NIOSH


Personal Dust Monitor Partnership

  • United Mine Workers of America
  • Bituminous Coal Operators Association
  • National Mining Association
  • Thermo Electron Corporation
  • NIOSH


Coal Mine Noise Control Partnership

  • United Mine Workers of America
  • National Mining Association
  • Bituminous Coal Operators Association
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • Joy Mining Equipment
  • Fletcher Corporation
  • Consolidation Coal Company
  • Peabody Coal Company
  • NIOSH


Coal Rock Deflector Partnership

  • United Mine Workers of America
  • Bituminous Coal Operators Association
  • National Mining Association
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • NIOSH


Industry Partnership on Mine Emergency Communications

  • United Mine Workers of America
  • Bituminous Coal Operators Association
  • National Mining Association
  • Mine Safety and Health Administration
  • State Governments
  • Various Coal Mine Operators
  • National Stone, Sand and Gravel Association
  • Industrial Minerals Association-North America
  • Various Communications Equipment Manufacturers

 

 
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