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Occupational Injury Prevention Research Training

Research

Areas

OIPRT addresses numerous research areas identified by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA).

These major NORA priority areas (and the occupational sectors addressed) include:

  • » Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing
  • » Construction
  • » Healthcare and Social Assistance
  • » Manufacturing
  • » Oil and Gas Extraction
  • » Public Safety
  • » Services
  • » Transportation, Warehousing and Utilities
  • » Wholesale and Retail Trade

Subcategories that are addressed, include:

  • » Disease and Injury (Traumatic Injuries)
  • » Work Environment and Workforce (Mixed Exposures/chemical and physical)
  • » Special Populations at Risk (Elderly, Women, Children, Minorities)
  • » Research Tools and Approaches (Exposure Assessment Methods; Social and Economic Consequences of Workplace Illness and Injury; Surveillance Research Methods)

Activities

View the OIPRT Research Activities pages, which include photos and descriptions of recent presentations, conferences and events:


 

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