The Construction Chart Book 4th Edition

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CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training

Summary Statement

A broad collection of tables and charts covering health and safety in the U.S. construction industry, as well as considerable economic and training data.

Copyright Information
Detailed Contents of the Fourth Edition
Introduction & Main Findings
Limitations and Observations on the Data

Chart Book Sections:

1-8 Industry Summary

9-18 Labor Force Characteristics

19-27 Employment and Income

28-30 Education and Training

31-50 Safety and Health

Section 31: Construction Death and Injury Rates in Selected Industrial Countries
Section 32: Deaths and Nonfatal Occupational Injuries and Illnesses in Construction and Other Industries
Section 33: Deaths and Nonfatal Injuries in Construction, by Type of Employment and Size of Establishment
Section 34: Deaths and Nonfatal Injuries and Illnesses in Construction: Demographic and Geographic Trends
Section 35: Deaths and Injuries within Construction Occupations
Section 36: Leading Causes of Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries in Construction
Section 37: Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries from Falls in Construction
Section 38: Deaths from Contact with Electricity
Section 39: Deaths Involving Vehicles and Heavy Equipment in Construction
Section 40: Musculoskeletal Disorders in Construction and Other Industries
Section 41: Back Injuries and Illnesses in Construction and Other Industries
Section 42: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Construction
Section 43: Lung Hazards Including Asbestos, Silica, Dusts, and Fumes
Section 44: Lead in the Construction Industry
Section 45: Hazards of Heavy Metals: Manganese and Chromium
Section 46: Health Risk Factors and Chronic Illnesses Among Construction Workers
Section 47: OSHA’s Enforcement of Construction Safety and Health Regulations
Section 48: Costs of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses in Construction
Section 49: Workers’ Compensation in Construction and Other Industries
Section 50: Utilization of Health Services among Construction Workers

Annex 1. How to Calculate the “Real” Wage
Annex 2. Apprenticeship Requirements for Construction Workers

Subject Index