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Application of Built Up Asbestos Roofing

Until the 1980s in the US, asbestos was a popular material in industrial, commercial and construction applications. Asbestos typically found its way i...

Asbestos in building construction

This was clipped from the 1959 film, Asbestos a matter of time, by the US Bureau of Mines, Department of the Interior. For more information about a...

Dr. Irving Selikoff Pioneering Asbestos Disease Researcher

Dr. Irving J. Selikoff was a remarkable physician and scientist who contributed to knowledge in several areas of medicine, including asbestos-related...

Uses of Asbestos: Examples from the 50s and 60s

Clips showing uses of asbestos products in the 1950s and 1960s taken from government and industrial films. The films are available from the Internet...

Testing an Asbestos Suit

A clip demonstrating a new fire and heat resistant suit....

World Cancer Day

Today is World Cancer Day. Around the world, 12.7 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year, and the number is expected to increase due to t...

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...

Chemical Safety, Health Care Costs and the Affordable Care Act

This article provides an overview of chemical use and regulation in the United States and makes a case for passing the Chemical Safety Improvement Act...

CPWR Four-hour Hazard Communication Course

This CPWR course was revised to reflect the major changes to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard that became effective May 25, 2012. These changes...

CPWR Four-hour Hazard Communication Course Student Manual

This CPWR course was revised to reflect the major changes to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard that became effective May 25, 2012. These changes...