technologies and methodologies in other fields that can be utilized in the construction applications.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.1.6: Provide the scientific basis for and facilitate the development of public health campaigns on fall prevention in the construction industry.

1.2:

Reduce fall-related injuries in the health services industry.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.2.1: Characterize and track fall-related injuries in the health services industry, including determination of fall sources and causes.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.2.2: Identify and summarize preventive measures and products, current guidelines, best practices, and intervention evaluations for slips, trips, and falls (STFs) applicable to the health services industry.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.2.3: Evaluate the effectiveness of fall prevention technologies, programs, and communication materials in the health services industry.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.2.4: Summarize and transfer current knowledge on effective interventions and best practices for fall prevention and protection to nursing care facilities and hospitals as well as family service and residential care institutes.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.2.5: Provide the scientific basis for and facilitate the development of public health campaigns on fall prevention in the health services industry.

1.3:

Reduce fall-related injuries in the wholesale and retail trade industry.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.3.1: Analyze existing data resources to determine the major subsectors in the retail and wholesale trade that have the highest fall-related injuries and fatalities and identify the sources and causes of fall injuries.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.3.2: Identify and summarize existing protective measures, best practices, and intervention evaluations for preventing falls in the high-risk subsectors of the retail and wholesale trade industry.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.3.3: Evaluate the effectiveness of fall prevention technologies, programs, and communication materials in the wholesale and trade industries.

 

Intermediate Goal 1.3.4: Summarize and transfer current knowledge on fall prevention and protection to retail merchandise stores that have the highest



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