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Welding Fume Data Entry Sheet

This spreadsheet was created by Mike Harris, Ph.D. CIH of Hamlin & Harris, Inc. Dr. Harris is a welding expert and is sharing this industrial hygiene...

Boilermaker's Ear

"boilermaker's ear," an old phrase used to describe worker impairment of hearing that follows long exposure to noise. For a 1954 Time Magazine articl...

Blaming the Victims of Workplace Accidents

As in this clip, many employers today (and in the past) blame workplace accidents on workers rather than look at hazardous job conditions. In the pas...

A Little Song About Noise

Every year, approximately 30 million people in the United States are occupationally exposed to hazardous noise. Fortunately, the incidence of noise-in...

Man and Sound 1965 DOD

Noise is not a new hazard. It has been a constant threat since the industrial revolution. Too much noise exposure may cause a temporary change in hear...

Giving Effective Toolbox Talks

This short Laborers' newsletter article describes 13 key elements for creating a toolbox talk that can make a difference on a construction site. The L...

Toolbox Talk: Noise and Hearing Protection

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Noise and Hearing Protection addresses the risks associated with working in high-noise work areas. The resource includes a â€...

Emergency Response Apps from the National Response Team

Contractors, workers and safety professionals have access to an increasing number of free or relatively inexpensive applications for smart phones that...

Noise Exposure and Hearing Protection Use Among Construction Workers in Washington State

This 2004 University of Washington Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences prospective study of noise exposure and hearing loss a...

OSHA's Compliance Directive for Highway Construction Work Zones

This OSHA Instruction (CPL 02-01-054) provides guidance to OSHA compliance officers for the safe inspection of work sites where employees engaged in c...