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NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 4.0: Reduce hearing loss among construction workers by increased use of noise reduction solutions, practices, and hearing conservation programs by the construction community

Intermediate Goal Number Goal Description Status
4.1 Use existing information supplemented by survey research to develop a baseline on current noise control and hearing loss practices in construction.
4.2 Increase awareness about noise hazards and solutions among construction workers, contractors, owners, and suppliers.
4.3 Increase the availability and adoption of quieter tools and equipment in the construction industry via research and implementation of a “Buy Quiet” campaign.
4.4 Develop and promote the use of model programs and practices by construction owners, governmental groups, professional groups, and best practice employers.
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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