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Prevention Through Design Conference:
A New Way of Doing Business

Design for Safety and Health Contest

Project Teams may consist of one or two students.

Contest Objectives

  1. Identify features of your design that improve worker health and safety.
  2. Describe how the design will reduce the risk of occupational injury, illness, or a fatal accident.


  • Facility/Building/Public Spaces
  • Process/Products
  • Device/Machine/Tool

RULES – download [PDF - 49.98KB]

RUBRIC - download [PDF - 68.58KB]


Three teams will receive "sponsored travel" to attend the 2011 Prevention through Design Conference in Washington, DC on August 22-24, 2011. See contest rules.

For questions concerning the Design for Safety and Health Contest:

Deborah Hornback at 513-533-8456 or


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