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ASSE Comments on NIOSH Strategic Goals for Traumatic Injury Research

Posted in on Fri, Sep 27, 2013

ASSE provided comments in response to the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) proposed Strategic Goals for its Traumatic Injury Research and Prevention Program.  ASSE commended NIOSH, saying that, overall, the goals reflect an appropriate intention to develop greater understanding of the most important risks our members face in this nation’s workplaces.  ASSE’s comments included suggestions to enhance NIOSH’s abilities in reducing falls in the construction industry, in expanding understanding of biotechnology-based fall control measures, reducing occupational injuries and deaths due to motor vehicle incidents, and reducing occupational injuries and deaths from stationary machine entanglements.

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