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r2p: Research To Practice at NIOSH

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About r2p

The r2p initiative was established in 2004 to ensure NIOSH-generated research findings were transferred and translated into the workplace to prevent injury, illness, and fatalities. r2p is an interactive process in which the occupational safety and health community - including researchers, communicators, decision-makers, and employer/employee groups - work collaboratively to:

  • Identify research needs
  • Design, plan, and conduct studies
  • Translate and disseminate NIOSH generated knowledge, interventions, and technologies to relevant users for implementation in the workplace
  • Evaluate results to determine the impact on occupational safety and health

The r2p initiative has been integrated into the NIOSH Program Portfolio and the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA). We invite you to learn more about our programs at NIOSH and contact us so we may assist you with your needs.

What is r2p?

Mission: To increase the use of NIOSH-generated knowledge, interventions, and technologies in practice to prevent occupational fatalities, injuries and illnesses.

Vision: Every NIOSH product contributes to the reduction of occupational fatalities, injuries and illnesses.

Additional Information

How is r2p accomplished?
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Research to Practice at NIOSH
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Translating Research Into Practice - Highlights of NIOSH Impacts

NIOSH Partners with Organizations and Industry to Reduce Aviation Fatalities in Alaska

NIOSH-funded Research Helps Reduce Occupational Exposure to PCBs When Renovating Schools

Data into Action: NIOSH Blood Lead Surveillance Program Contributes to a Decline in National Prevalence Rates

For more stories of NIOSH impactsClick here for a full listing of NIOSH's publications..

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Page last updated:June 25, 2009
Page last reviewed: May 12, 2011
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Office of the Director

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