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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...

Mistakeproofing The Design of Construction Processes Using Inventive Problem Solving (TRIZ)

This study set out to investigate and document how the principles and practices of so-called mistakeproofing may be applied to improve safety and hea...

Reducing Highway Construction Fatalities Through Improved Adoption of Safety Technologies

Highway construction is commonly associated with high rates of worker accidents. These high rates are often linked to the requirement of work in close...

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...