University of Wisconsin–Madison

MONTAGUE AND COLLEAGUES’ CONSTRUCTION SAFETY PROJECT RECEIVES NIOSH GRANT

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)/Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded a $583,125 grant to a team that includes Industrial and Systems Engineering Assistant Professor Enid Montague for a project called “Dust-control Usage: Strategic Technology Intervention (DUSTI).” The grant is part of a recent $7 million grant that supports seven projects involving 19 faculty from six universities in two countries that encompasses an array of critical areas affecting safety and health in construction. An article covering the story can be found on the Virginia Tech website: ’Researchers, collaborators receive award from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for occupational safety, health in construction’