NIOSH's Total Worker Health Agenda: An agenda outside of NIOSH's statutory authority
Learning Areas:Implementation of health education strategies, interventions and programs
Occupational health and safety
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines
Compare and contrast statutory language that created NIOSH, including the Agency's assigned roles and functions, with the proposed Total Worker Health Agenda. Describe the current burden of injury, illness and death caused by hazards in the workplace. Define NIOSH's use of the hierarchy of controls and its effectiveness in reducing injury, illness and death in the workplace. Examine NIOSH's role in identifying and recommending ways to address occupational causes of injury, illness and death.
Keyword(s): Wellness, Occupational Health and Safety
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been in the field of occupational safety and health for seven years, in different capacities including scientific and field research, academia, occupational health and safety regulatory work, and standard and guideline setting. For work, I am deeply familiar and involved with federal agency missions directed to protect worker health and safety.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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