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Evaluation of Participative Projects in the Construction Industry : An Analysis of the Effectiveness of the Results in Practice

Report on the results of several projects in which a number of people participated in the design of mechanical devices to reduce labor....

The Influence of Work Organization in the Correct Postures Maintenance in Civil Construction Tasks

Reports on an observational study of civil engineering work in Brazil which uncovered several areas where work practices result in ergonomically unsaf...

Laboratory Evaluation of Isometric Strength and Horizontal Shear Forces Associated with Typical Scaffold End Frame Disassembly Postures

Report on a study which was conducted to measure the whole body isometric strength capability and horizontal shear forces of 47 male construction work...

Postural Stability During Simulated Drywall Lifting and Hanging Tasks

Report on the results of a study on workers' postural instability while lifting or hanging drywall sheets....

Virtual Reality For Young Construction Workers Instruction and Training

A study using virtual reality to train workers how to use scaffolds safely...

Scaffold Side Brackets

A description of what constitutes safe use of scaffold side brackets in masonry, according to Ontario provincial regulations....

The Construction Chart Book 4th Edition

A broad collection of tables and charts covering health and safety in the U.S. construction industry, as well as considerable economic and training da...

US Army Corps of Engineers Safety and Health Requirements Manual

This manual prescribes the safety and health requirements for all US Army Corps of Engineers activities and operations, with reference to applicable...

OSHA's Focused Inspection Program in Construction - Journeyman Technical Information Paper 1

In a guide aimed at contractors and workers, a CPWR researcher explains OSHA’s focused/partial inspection program targeting the major construction w...

Reducing Sprains and Strains In Construction Through Worker Participation

A manual to guide contractors in using worker input to design a program for reducing strains and sprains on the job. Uses examples from scaffold erec...