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NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 10.0: Improve understanding of how construction industry organization factors relate to injury and illness outcomes; and increase the sharing and use of industry-wide practices, policies, and partnerships that improve safety and health performance.

Intermediate Goal 10.4: Study and enhance the role of regulatory, consultative, consensus and other organizations and policies for improving construction safety and health at the industry level.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
10.4.1 Evaluate the effectiveness of regulations, consultations, and consensus standards in improving safety and health at the construction industry level and develop a white paper describing current practices, limitations and opportunities, and suggested options for improvement.
10.4.2 Evaluate policies and methods and options for identifying construction firms and projects for regulatory and consultation interventions and develop a white paper describing options for improvement.
10.4.3 Explore and evaluate options for how federal and state safety regulatory and consultation programs could enhance collaboration with local regulatory and consultation programs.
Page last updated:April 24, 2013
Page last reviewed:May 23, 2011
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Office of the Director


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