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PREVENTION THROUGH DESIGN

NIOSH Prevention through Design Strategic Goals

Goal 3.0: Stakeholders access, share, and apply successful PtD practices.

Projects for Goal 3

Intermediate Goal Number Description Status
3.1 Develop and disseminate a mechanism for identifying and sharing new and existing successful PtD practices.
Task completed
3.2 Develop and disseminate a mechanism for sharing design-related surveillance information.
In progress
3.3 Develop a system for identifying tools and equipment that includes design features to minimize risk of injury and illness. Expand from tools and equipment to facilities, processes and organization of work.
In progress
3.4 Develop and disseminate methods to include health and safety specifications in the procurement of workplace tools and equipment.
In progress
3.5 Demonstrate the value of worker involvement in health and safety design aspects of work areas, tools, and tasks.
In progress
3.6 Demonstrate the value of PtD in achieving “lean” manufacturing.
Research opportunity
3.7 Define PtD and the steps to influence the development of this culture in each business sector.
In progress
3.8 Incorporate PtD concepts into the business executive culture through a portfolio of PtD publications.
Research opportunity
3.9 Develop a portfolio of PtD publications for workers and labor organizations.
In progress
3.10 Include preventive design aspects into the development of new technologies, work methods, and processes.
In progress
3.11 Expand the scope of existing injury, illness, and fatality investigations and surveillance to include the identification of design-related factors and tracking of frequency and severity.
In progress
3.12 Develop a holistic, comprehensive and practical framework to guide the project development process.
Task completed

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