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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 10.5: Integrate the findings from the previous intermediate goals to provide an overarching safety and health framework, logic model, and management system for the construction industry. Survey the industry to establish a baseline on prevalence of both industry level risk factors as well as model practices.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
10.5.1 Survey the construction industry to estimate the current prevalence of industry and work organization risk factors and model practices.

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
10.5.2 Develop products such as logic models to visualize and explain construction sector interrelationships at the system level. Develop products based on survey results. Disseminate to the industry.
10.5.3 Use resulting information to make recommendations for system wide interventions such as industry-wide campaigns and enhancements to existing employer safety and health management systems.
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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