ACCSH 1995-1, exh 10, Health and Safety of Women in Construction (HASWIC) Final Report

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OSHA Advisory Committee for Construction Safety and Health (ACCSH)

Summary Statement

Study and recommendations based on the work of the ACCSH Health and Safety of Women in Construction. The focus is on the prevalence of a hostile workplace, restricted access to sanitary toilets, protective clothing and equipment in the wrong sizes, and poor on-the-job training as factors that adversely impacted women's ability to perform their jobs safely, and recommendations for correcting these situations.