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NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 2.0: Reduce fatal and nonfatal injuries from contact with electricity among construction workers.

Intermediate Goal 2.1: Investigate ways to improve the performance of power line proximity warning alarms to protect operators of mobile vehicles, cranes, and nearby construction workers.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
2.1.1 Evaluate perceived limitations in current proximity warning alarms for protecting mobile vehicle operators and nearby workers and develop alternative technology options.
2.1.2 Design, construct, and field test at least one proposed proximity warning system for cranes and mobile vehicles, and work with equipment manufacturers to disseminate.
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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