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Lack of Employee Enforcement is Main Barrier to Road Worker PPE Use (ISEA)

Describes the results of a survey of workers on roadway construction sites on PPE use for a variety of types of equipment and barriers to wearing the...

Direct Reading Devices

A guide produced by the British Occupational Health Society on selecting and using spectrometry, ionization, chromatography, and other instruments. C...

Ready Mixed Concrete Truck Drivers: Work-Related Hazards and Recommendations for Controls

An in-depth report on the hazards faced by ready-mix concrete drivers, statistics and suggestions for improving their health and safety....

Confined Space Entry - Permits

Training materials on confined space entry, including permits to enter, background on the hazards of confined spaces and procedures to follow to impro...

Safe Work Permits

A training presentation on safe work permits, what they are, when they are needed and how to use them.Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection'...

Backhoe & Loader Safety

Information on how to handle a backhoe/loader safely, including clothing to wear, checking the machine prior to operation and operating it safely....

Surveillance of Construction Workers in North Carolina, Ohio, and Missouri :Summary of Final report to CPWR: January 2001

An in-depth report on the cause of death in construction workers in North Carolina over a 10 year period, including recommendations on improving healt...

The Effects of Unusual Work Schedules and Concurrent Exposures on Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs)

The article describes the impact that factors such as duration of exposure and existence of multiple, simultaneous exposures have on OELS (Occupationa...

Site Communications

Describes a set of hand signals to use for communication when normal communication isn’t possible due to noise or respirator wear and discusses the...

Recipe for Training

A description of a demonstration that helps get across the dangers of confined spaces, which involves creating a confined space in a 5 gallon cooler j...