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Construction Safety Research Agenda Backs Labor Push For Fall Prevention

July 26, 2018
In a new final agenda for construction safety research, a coalition convened by NIOSH is backing labor groups' calls for prioritizing research on protecting workers from falls and during natural or man-made disasters, while also softening past criticism of OSHA's lockout/tagout standard, which the Obama OSHA sought to revise, despite industry opposition. The final National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) for Construction , issued July 17, informs NIOSH and other research plans for 2016 through 2026. NORA's Construction Sector Council, a...


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