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NOIRS 2000 Abstracts of the National Occupational Injury Research Symposium 2000, October 17-19, 2000, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh, PA: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, 2000 Oct; :75
Two-in-five of all workplace injuries occur among workers the first year on the job. In FY 99 EID initiated several new worker interventions to help reduce this statistic, these include: (1) incorporating OSH criteria as part of the National Skill Standards Board (NSSB); (2) developing model OSH curricula for secondary vocational education programs; (3) funding three cooperative agreements (in New England and two locations in California) to establish community-based model interventions to increase awareness of OSH-issues related to young workers. Working with NIOSH personnel from across the Institute, EID contributed to the NSSB effort by helping formulate the "Standard for Standards" document; the definition of a "High-Performance Workplace;" and the identification of six Manufacturing Skill Standard Concentrations, Critical Work Functions, Key Activities and their respective Performance Indicators. The NIOSH Electrical Safety Curriculum is be tested for effectiveness in a controlled study at 52 secondary schools nationwide. Receipt of OMB-clearance for a research study of training intervention effectiveness for this project was a first for EID. The study should be completed in FY00.
Accidents; Accident-prevention; Injuries; Traumatic-injuries; Injury-prevention; Training; Education; Models; Safety-programs; Occupational-safety-programs; Occupational-health-programs
NOIRS 2000 Abstracts of the National Occupational Injury Research Symposium 2000, October 17-19, 2000, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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