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NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 3.0: Reduce fatal and serious injuries associated with struck-by incidents associated with objects, vehicles, and collapsing materials and structures.

Intermediate Goal 3.5: Vehicles: Evaluate worker injury risks associated with the expanded use of night work in the road construction industry.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
3.5.1 Survey the industry on night work-related injuries.
3.5.2 Convene a workshop addressing safety of nighttime road construction to improve understanding of injury patterns and risk factors associated with night work, along with potential impacts on daytime interventions (e.g. operator visibility limits).
3.5.3 Develop methods to quantify injury risk due to hazards specific to night work.
3.5.4 Develop and evaluate intervention options to reduce night work risk factors and prepare guidance for night work.
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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