Project Number: UR150
Project Title: Psychological Impact of Construction Worker Accidents and Fatalities
Faculty Sponsor: Thomas Wrobel
Proposed Starting Date: ASAP
Proposed Ending Date: 12/31/12
Student in mind: Yes
Number of hours to work per week: 7-10 hours
Project Description: This study will involve analysis of government statistics on construction fatalities and injuries in different occupations, particularly construction workers. Hypotheses will be generated and tested from the data, relevent literature will be gathered, and potential future studies will be planned.
Student Tasks & Responsibilities: Student will gather data from government data bases, and search the literature for relevent studies to the issue of the psychological impact of the occupational injuries.
Minimum Student Qualifications: Psychology major who has completed research design, and statistics.