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NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 7.0: Reduce the incidence and severity of work-related musculoskeletal disorders among construction workers in the U.S.

Intermediate Goal 7.6: Improve the acceptance, diffusion, and adoption of WMSD workplace solutions by contractors, owners, suppliers, and workers.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
7.6.1 Evaluate previously implemented contractor/owner/worker work method or work practice innovations to determine factors that facilitated or inhibited acceptability of the innovations.
7.6.2 Conduct pilot studies that will develop and implement dissemination strategies for workplace solutions to evaluate the factors that facilitate and inhibit intervention adoption and diffusion among contractors, owners, workers, distributors, manufacturers, and training centers.
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r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
7.6.3 Disseminate model intervention adoption and diffusion programs (i.e., strategies and tactics) and evaluate their use by stakeholders and affect on stakeholders.
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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