Current projects

Research methods for JSI projects include real-world testing that can be applied to the job-site as well as quantitative and qualitative studies. Results will be shared through a variety of media, including published studies, training videos, and online resources.


Jun12021

Promoting Worker Wellbeing and Behavioral Health in the Home Building Industry Research Organization: National Association of Home Builders (NAHB)

This grant will be used by NAHB to fund and support its initiative to develop a more comprehensive approach to raising awareness about the importance of member mental health and wellness.  A ... read project details

Apr12021

Trends of Occupational Injuries and Intervention on Construction Job-Site Research Organization: Michigan State University

The construction industry has undergone significant changes in the last decade. From rising construction costs for materials, to labor challenges, including persistent skilled labor shortages, as ... read project details

Jan12019

Virtual Reality Training to Improve Roofers Safety Research Organization: Western Carolina University

This project will develop a practical tool, Immersive Virtual Reality (IVR), to improve roofers’ safety training and as a result, improve their safety awareness and reduce work-related ... read project details

Jul12017

Optimizing and Effectively Delivering a Safety App to Residential Construction Businesses Research Organization: National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)

This grant will be used by NIOSH to develop a virtual safety consultant app that will introduce residential construction workers to hazards they may face on job-sites. The app will provide a ... read project details

Jul12016

Implementing a Peer Mentoring Program for Safety Improvement Research Organization: East Carolina University Department of Construction Management

There is a current need to address the inconsistent transfer of safety knowledge from organizational policies and procedures to field workers, especially Hispanic workers on the jobsite. Past ... read project details

Jul12016

Extended Assessment of Occupational Fall Hazards for Mast Climbing Work Platforms (MCWP) Research Organization: Center for Disease Control/National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH)

The objective of the project is to respond to professional concerns from knowledgeable industrial users and manufacturers of MCWP’s, and to employ the tools and methods of the professional ... read project details