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PREVENTION THROUGH DESIGN

NIOSH Prevention through Design Strategic Goals

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

Intermediate Goal 3.5: Demonstrate the value of worker involvement in health and safety design aspects of work areas, tools and tasks

Projects for Goal 3.5

Activity/Output Number Description Status
3.5.1 Evaluate employee involvement in ergonomic tool design successes for possible diffusion to other health and safety (H&S) design applications.
In progress
3.5.2 Evaluate the potential for incorporating PtD considerations for worker involvement into “task-based risk assessment” models; e.g., ANSI B11.TR3.
Research opportunity
3.5.3 Meet with representatives from UNITE HERE to evaluate the potential for transferring their success at worker involvement to other industries and industrial sectors.
Research opportunity
3.5.4 Evaluate programs at companies that have successfully included workers in the health and safety design aspects of their work areas, tools and tasks.
In progress

Goal 3.4 Next Page:Goal 3.6

 
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