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Nanotechnology: Assessing Awareness and Training Needs Among California Construction Trades

The purpose of this study is to evaluate the current understanding and use of nanotechnology applications in heavy industrial/commercial construction...

A Pilot Study of Nanoparticle Levels and Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Sites

Submicron ultrafine particles and nanoparticles found in construction dust can be inhaled deeply into the lungs and retained in the lower airways. How...

Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Jobsites for Protection against Airborne Ultrafine Particles

An abstract of a pilot study on Nanoparticle Levels and Field Evaluation of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Construction Sites....

Skin Cancer

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Skin Cancer describes the hazards of working in ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun, how to protect yourself, and the si...

Confined Spaces

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Confined Spaces defines what a confined space is, addresses the associated hazards of working in a confined space, and provi...

Health and Safety Hazards in Construction: Recognition, Control and Free Resources from CPWR

This presentation highlights the health and safety hazards in construction related to recognition and control, and offers access to free materials in...

Hazard Communication

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Hazard Communication addresses OSHA’s system of labeling, and how understanding these labels can save your life. Click on...

OSHA Safety and Health Information Bulletin: Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) and Noise Exposure

An informational bulletin from the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) about Preventing Hearing Loss Caused by Chemical (Ototoxicity) a...

Asthma Mortality Among Persons Aged 15–64 Years, by Industry and Occupation — United States, 1999–2016

CDC study of occupational respiratory health analyzes rates of worker deaths from asthma by industry and concludes that improved monitoring and survei...

Hazard Alert: Pedestrian Workers Killed by Forklifts

This Hazard Alert describes the danger of injury during forklift use and steps to reduce associated risks....