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Roadway Safety: Instructor Manual

A manual that helps a trainer provide information on a variety of roadway hazards, such as electrical, falls, slips and trips and ergonomics. Part of...

Roadway Safety Awareness Program: Trainee Booklet

A training booklet that gives an overview of a variety of roadway hazards, such as electrical, falls, slips and trips and ergonomics. It is geared to...

NIOSH: Carbon Monoxide Hazards from Small Gasoline Powered Engines

Describes carbon monoxide hazards from small gasoline powered engines and discusses steps that should be taken by employers, users, tool rental compan...

Diesel Exhaust

Practical advice on how to reduce exposure to diesel emissions in construction, including information on sources and components of exhaust, health eff...

NIOSH: Asphalt Fumes Topic Page

A page on the NIOSH website focuses on asphalt fume hazards, listing research documents that cover hazards to roofers, issues during the application o...

Liquid Oxygen Cylinder Explosion

Images of an oxygen cylinder that exploded along with a description of the factors that led to the incident....

The first line of defense from cave-ins: The Competent Person

Discusses the role of the competent person in preventing cave-ins as well as details of inspections that should be completed and discipline for not fo...

NIOSH Respirator Fact Sheet: What you should know in deciding whether to buy escape hoods, gas masks, or other respirators for preparedness at home and work

Explains the role of respirators in protection during a terrorist attack possibly involving biological or chemical hazards. Describes the types of res...

NIOSH Construction Compendium

One-page summaries of over 100 NIOSH-supported construction safety and health research projects in 2002....

NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards

The NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards (NPG) is intended as a source of general industrial hygiene information on several hundred chemicals/classe...