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NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 14.0: Improve surveillance at the Federal, State, and private level to support the identification of hazards and associated illnesses and injuries; the evaluation of intervention and organizational program effectiveness; and the identification of emerging health and safety priorities in construction.

Intermediate Goal 14.3: Partner with best practice employers, labor organizations, and project owners to explore, develop and implement model safety and health surveillance measures to support improved safety and health performance at the enterprise and project level

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
14.3.1 Develop and expand the use of model surveillance practices at the employer and project level. The intent of this goal is to develop and evaluate approaches that employers and others can use to optimize the collection and active use of both leading and lagging indicators. Successful approaches should be described in a “White Paper” report.

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
14.3.2 Partner with insurance carriers, governmental organizations, best practice employers, and others to disseminate information on model employer and project surveillance practices and benefits. Expand the use of model practices among best practice employers and owners.
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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