3256.0 From Research to Practice in Construction: A New National Initiative

Monday, October 31, 2011: 12:30 PM
Title: Research to Practice to Politics: Advances in Construction Safety and Health. Four speakers will present on four topics: Rating Safety and Health Performance in Construction (Gittleman)ID#249545 Lifetime Risk of Occupational Injury and Illness Among Construction Workers (Welch)ID#235012 A Research to Practice Initiative in Construction Safety and Health (Baker)ID#245361 Building and Construction Trades Occupational Safety and Health Policy Impact Trahan)ID#249893 (See individual abstract submissions for details)
Session Objectives: Define research to practice (r2p) concepts and methods. Describe a new national r2p approach in construction health and safety. List common barriers to diffusion of innovation in construction and strategies to address them. Describe and utilize an r2p assessment tool to aid in determining the readiness of research results for dissemination.

12:30 PM
Lifetime risk of occupational injuries and illnesses among construction workers
Xiuwen Sue Dong, DrPH, Laura Welch, MD, John Dement, PhD, CIH and Knut Ringen, DrPH
12:43 PM
12:56 PM
Rating Safety and Health Performance in Construction
Elizabeth Haile, MS, Janie Gittleman, Ph,D, John Rosecrance, PhD, PT, CPE, Paige Gardner, Natalie Shwatka, Peter Chen, PhD, Paul Esposito, CIH, CSP and Stewart Burkhammer, CSP
1:09 PM
A research to practice initiative in construction safety and health
Robin Baker, MPH, Charlotte Chang, MPH, DrPH and Jessica Bunting, MPH student

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)