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THERE IS A GROWING MANDATE FOR EMPLOYEE TRAINING ABOUT THE POTENTIAL HAZARDS OF…

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Agency:
Department of Health and Human Services
Branch:
N/A
Award ID:
508
Program Year/Program:
1983 / SBIR
Agency Tracking Number:
508
Solicitation Year:
N/A
Solicitation Topic Code:
N/A
Solicitation Number:
N/A
Small Business Information
Carnow, Conibear, & Associates
300 W ADAMS ST, STE 1200 CHICAGO, IL 60606-5176
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Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No
 
Phase 1
Fiscal Year: 1983
Title: THERE IS A GROWING MANDATE FOR EMPLOYEE TRAINING ABOUT THE POTENTIAL HAZARDS OF SUBSTANCES ESPECIALLY CARCINOGENS, USEDIN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT.
Agency: HHS
Contract: N/A
Award Amount: $32,120.00
 

Abstract:

THERE IS A GROWING MANDATE FOR EMPLOYEE TRAINING ABOUT THE POTENTIAL HAZARDS OF SUBSTANCES ESPECIALLY CARCINOGENS, USEDIN THE WORK ENVIRONMENT. THIS RESEARCH PROPOSAL IS DESIGNEDTO ANSWER QUESTIONS RELATED TO THE RELATIVE EFFECTIVENESS OFVARIOUS TRAINING APPROACHES, NOT JUST THE ABSOLUTE VALUE OF TRAINING VERSUS NO TRAINING. THE OVERALL RESEARCH GOAL IS TO ESTABLISH THE BEST TRAINING INTERVENTIONS FOR REDUCING OR ELIMINATING EXPOSURE TO CANCER HAZARDS IN OCCUPATIONAL SETTINGS. IN ORDER TO REACH THIS GOAL MEASURABLE BEHAVORIALOBJECTIVES MUST BE ESTABLISHED. A CURRICULUM MUST BE DEVELOPED. THE BASIC RESEARCH MODEL IS ONE IN WHICH AN INTERVENTION LEADS TO CHANGE IN BEHAVIOR WHICH IN TURN LEADSTO DECREASED EXPOSURE AND REDUCED RISK. SPECIFICALLY, VARIOUS TRAINING TECHNIQUES (INDEPENDENT VARIABLES) HAVE AN IMPACT ON EMPLOYEE BEHAVIORS (DEPENDENT VARIABLES) WHICH CANBE MEASURED (OUTCOMES) FOR THEIR RELATIVE EFFECTIVENESS (EVALUATION). CONFOUNDING VARIABLES SUCH AS ATTITUDES AND POLICIES IN THE WORKPLACE ENVIRONMENT ARE ALSO TAKEN INTO ACCOUNT. THIS OUTCOME TO BE EXPECTED AS A RESULT OF THIS FIRST PHASE OF THE RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT PROJECT WOULD BEA COMPLETE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM, A RESEARCH DESIGN AND RESULTS OF A PILOT TEST OF THE PROGRAM. IN PHASE II OF THISPROJECT THE COMPLETED PROGRAM WOULD BE IMPLEMENTED AND EVALUATED. DURING PHASE III, A MARKETABLE AND TESTED EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS WOULD BE PACKAGED FOR DISTRIBUTION.

Principal Investigator:

Victoria c. musselman
PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR
3127824486

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Small Business Information at Submission:

Carnow, Conibear, & Associates
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 1434 Chicago, IL 60606

EIN/Tax ID:
DUNS: N/A
Number of Employees: N/A
Woman-Owned: No
Minority-Owned: No
HUBZone-Owned: No