The National Occupational Research Agenda Report Available

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The American Nurses Association (ANA) Center for Occupational And Environmental Health provides the following information:

The National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) report titled “State of the Sector Healthcare and Social Assistance” is available in its entirely on line. (236 pages). The Executive Summary of the report is also available (13 pages).

This document addresses the research needs of the occupational safety and health community within the Healthcare and Social Assistance (HCSA) industrial sector and identifies research opportunities for the coming decade.

Participation in NORA’s Healthcare and Social Assistance sector council is a broad representation of various stakeholders from universities, large and small businesses, professional societies, government agencies, and worker organizations. The group identified the most critical issues in workplace safety and health and worked together to develop goals and objectives for addressing these needs.

ANA has representation on the council.