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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...

Construction Health Hazard Evaluation Martin Paving Company Yeehaw Junction, Florida HETA 95-0118-2565 March 1996

A comprehensive research study comparing occupational exposures and adverse health effects using conventional asphalt paving to those with CRM paving...

Construction Health Hazard Evaluation Spartan Paving Company Lansing Michigan HETA 94-0365-2563 March 1996

A comprehensive research study comparing occupational exposures and adverse health effects using conventional asphalt paving to those with CRM paving...

Preventing Occupational Fatalities in Confined Spaces

This alert presents case studies of deaths in confined spaces and provides information on how to avoid injuries and deaths in them....

Construction Health Hazard Evaluation Granite Construction Company Sacramento, California HETA 94-0408-2564 March 1996

A comprehensive research study comparing occupational exposures and adverse health effects using conventional asphalt paving to those with CRM paving...

Abrasive Blaster Dies of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

A news article describing a case of carbon monoxide poisoning from defective abrasive blasting equipment, including ways to avoid this type of problem...