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Home was no Haven

A newspaper article talking about a worker exposed to asbestos whose family died from exposure when he brought home clothes with asbestos on them. He...

Bitter Pill for Workers when Legal Stakes are High

A discussion about controversy surrounding testing of asbestosis in Beaumont Texas. Claims were made that tests were used that reduced the odds that a...

What They Knew, When They Knew it

Discussion about the history of knowledge about the hazards of exposure to asbestos and benzene and that for many years, little was done to protect wo...

Knowledge Bank Construction Tasks

A health and safety database has been developed on the basis of knowledge gained over the past decade in the Dutch construction industry, which includ...

OSHA: The Asbestos Advisor 2.0

A link to the OSHA Asbestos Advisor 2.0, a free download to help owners and contractors assess how asbestos regulations apply to their project. Part o...

OSHA: Respiratory Protection Program Advisor

A link to the OSHA Respiratory Protection Program Advisor, a web-based tool to help owners and contractors assess how respiratory protection regulatio...

Respirators

Article offers a brief guide to the types of available respirators as classified by NIOSH and which hazards each is designed to address....

Lung Cancer and Mesothelioma During Prospective Surveillance of 1249 Asbestos Insulation Workers, 1963-1974

Abstract of a 1976 study of lung cancer and mesothelioma in a population of union insulators in New York....

Household - Contact Asbestos Neoplastic Risk

Abstract of a 1976 paper discussing the health risk to household members of workers handling asbestos....

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...