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Unmanned aerial vehicles in construction and worker safety

This article in the Journal of Industrial Medicine examines the occupational safety and health implications, both positive and negative, of the dramat...

Understanding the new OSHA standards for Silica dust in the construction industry

To help the industry better understand and comply with the new OSHA standards for Silica dust, CPWR-The Center for Construction Research and Training...

Issue Brief: Results from the Survey on Working Women

This issue brief published by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Women’s Bureau highlights the findings of the 2016 survey that was conducted to ident...

Asbestos-related cancers and respiratory diseases among sheet metal workers

Abstract: Researchers followed a cohort of 17,345 individuals with 20 or more years in the trade, identifying the cause of death in order to examine o...

Workers: The Climate Canaries

Last March, the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change issued another round of critical warnings: evidence for climate change is unequivocal, proje...

The Declaration of Brussels, 2009 - ISSA Construction Section

A resolution signed at the International Social Security Association Symposium on construction. The resolution set up steps for promoting safety and...

Impact of Work-Related Factors, Lifestyle and Workability

Research suggests that reducing obesity, reducing smoking, reducing manual materials handling, and improving job control and work ability can keep con...

Electrical Injury through the Eyes of Professional Electricians

A link to place an order for a study on attitudes of professional electricians on their knowledge and beliefs related to occupational electrical injur...

Summary of Stooped and Squatting Postures in the Workplace Conference Proceedings

Speakers at this conference discussed the wide-spread problem of stooped and squatting postures in in many industries, reviewed four classes of interv...

NIOSH Press release: June 1, 2000 Working Women Face High Risks From Work Stress, Musculoskeletal Injuries, Other Disorders, NIOSH Finds

Report of NIOSH study finding that women face high risks from job-related stress, musculoskeletal injuries, violence, and other hazards of the modern...