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Aluminet: An Intervention for Heat-related Illness among Construction Workers

The objective of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of a new form of personal protective equipment (PPE), reflective Aluminet vests, designed to...

NIOSH Mining Program Resources

The NIOSH Mining Program works to eliminate mining fatalities, injuries, and illnesses through research and impactful solutions. This collection of re...

The impact of drywall handling tools on the low back

This document contains key findings from, "The impact of drywall handling tools on the low back," Jennifer A. Hess, Laurel Kincl, and Kermit Davis. Ap...

Fall Hazards in Commercial Construction: Lessons Learned from a Unique Opportunity

This study explores fall hazards at a commercial construction site, focusing on carpenters, electricians, ironworkers, painters and roofers, while uti...

Evaluating Fall Safety Compliance among Skilled Trades in Construction

This CPWR Small Study evaluates fall safety among members of five constructions trades: Carpenters, Electricians, Ironworkers, Painters, and Roofers,...

Effectiveness of OSHA Outreach Training on Construction Work-Related Injury Rates- Final Report

This CPWR Small Study explores the effectiveness of OSHA Outreach Training on rates of workers' compensation injury claims and related outcomes by exa...

Near Miss Information Visualization Application for BIM- Final Report

A near miss database was created in commercially-available BIM design software to allow construction site personnel to report near misses and visualiz...

Owners' Role in Facilitating Designing for Construction Safety

This research paper recounts the exploratory empirical research performed on a promising safety intervention concept, design for construction safety...

The Workplace and Health

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in collaboration with National Public Radio and Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, conducted a poll of wor...

Sustainability in the Workplace: A New Approach for Advancing Worker Safety and Health

This is an OSHA concept paper exploring opportunities to integrate safety and health considerations into the growing movement for businesses to addres...