Wholesale and Retail Trade

Participating core and specialty programs: Exposure Assessment, Occupational Health Equity, Small Business Assistance, Surveillance and Translation Research.

Employers, researchers, nongovernmental organizations, workers, and policy makers will use NIOSH information to improve safety, and health among workers in non-standard work arrangements; young workers and other vulnerable workers in the Wholesale and Retail Trade sector.

NOTE: Goals in bold in the table below are priorities for extramural research

7.10 Non-standard work arrangements and vulnerable workers
Health Outcome Issue Worker population* Research needed
A Acute and chronic disease, Fatal and non-fatal injuries Inadequate occupational safety and health training, and lack of OSH programs Workers in non-standard work arrangements; young workers and other vulnerable workers   Intervention
Translation
B Acute and chronic disease, Fatal and non-fatal injuries Characterizing workers in non-standard work arrangements, young workers and  other vulnerable worker populations, as well as risk factors Workers in non-standard work arrangements; young workers and other vulnerable workers Surveillance research
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