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NORA Construction Sector Strategic Goals

Goal 8.0: Increase understanding of factors that comprise both positive and negative construction safety and health cultures; and, expand the availability and use of effective interventions at the policy, organizational, and individual level to maintain safe work practices 100% of the time in the construction industry.

Intermediate Goal 8.3: Partner with construction stakeholders to develop and disseminate effective intervention measures for improving safety and health culture in the construction industry.

Research Goals
Research Goal Number Goal Description Status
8.3.1 Identify and evaluate interventions for improving construction safety and health cultures. Use partnerships established in RG 8.1.4 to pilot and validate the interventions.
Effectiveness of Employee Safety Incentive Programs in Construction
8.3.2 Determine best available avenues to transfer and diffuse effective health and safety culture interventions in the construction industry.
8.3.3 Identify and validate an attainable goal for improvement of construction safety and health culture from the baseline established in IG8.2, RG 8.2.3 - e.g. 20% improvement.

r2p Goals
r2p Goal Number Goal Description Status
8.3.4 Develop and implement a strategy to distribute and diffuse information products (across a range of media and channels) about how to measure and improve construction safety culture to construction industry stakeholders.

Other Projects for Goal 8.3

Project Title % Attributed to Construction
Evaluation of Safety Training for Spanish Speaking Roadway Workers 100%
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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