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NIOSH Worker Health Chartbook, 2004: Excerpts

An excerpt from a chartbook that includes figures and tables describing the magnitude, distribution, and trends of the Nation’s occupational injurie...

OSHA Medical Evaluation Questionnaire for Respirator Use and Instructions for Filling it Out

A copy of the medical evaluation questionnaire for respirator use....

Occupational Injuries among US Construction Workers Treated at the George Washington University Emergency Department, 1990-97

This report profiles injury tracking of emergency room visits to George Washington University Hospital, from 1990 through 1997. Includes information o...

OSHA Residential Construction page

Describes OSHA standards that apply to residential construction. Also provides a variety of resources on safety and health programs, training and dire...

An Effective Respiratory Program

Description of a respiratory protection program, including when a respirator is needed, medical evaluations, types of respirators and how to select th...

Air Purifying Respirators in Construction

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Air Purifying Respirators in Construction looks at the types of air purifying respirators, how to determining whether you n...

Man-Made Vitreous Fibers

Man-made mineral fibers (MMMF) - glass, ceramic, rockwool and slagwool - are used for heat and sound insulation, sometimes to replace asbestos. MMMF c...

The Work Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report, 2002

Link to NIOSH’s WORLD Surveillance Report, which provides some data through 1999 for construction workers related to asbestosis, asthma, chronic obs...

Surveillance of Respiratory Diseases Among Construction and Trade Workers at Department of Energy Nuclear Sites.

Medical screening programs for workers at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear sites have found increased risk for lung problems, depending on year...

Health and Safety Executive Short Videos on Construction Hazards

Link to a series of videos concerning near-misses and work-related hazards in construction and other industries. The quick-loading one-minute videos...