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Recalled Products Sold by Home Depot After Recalls Were Announced

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and Home Depot are warning consumers that 28 different recalled products continued to be sold by Ho...

A Case-Control Study of Airways Obstruction Among Construction Workers

This paper looks at the contribution of work-related exposures to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among construction workers. The authors...

A Case-Control Study of Airways Obstruction Among Construction Workers: Webinar PPT

This PowerPoint was presented by John Dement during a CPWR webinar to discuss the results of a study of COPD among construction workers. The study was...

Welding Fume Data Entry Sheet

This spreadsheet was created by Mike Harris, Ph.D. CIH of Hamlin & Harris, Inc. Dr. Harris is a welding expert and is sharing this industrial hygiene...

Canary used for testing for carbon monoxide

In the early part of the 20th century, miners in Great Britain and the United States took caged canaries into coalmines in order to provide warning of...

Carbon Monoxide Death in an Underground Copper Mine

The primary danger with carbon monoxide is that it cannot be easily detected. Carbon monoxide is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas, and thus gives...

Toolbox Talk: Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Carbon Monoxide Poisoning addresses the risks associated with carbon monoxide. The resource includes a ‘real-life’ case e...

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...

Toolbox Talk: Asphalt Fumes

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Asphalt Fumes addresses the risks associated with working near asphalt kettles. The resource includes a ‘real-life’ case...

Emergency Response Apps from the National Response Team

Contractors, workers and safety professionals have access to an increasing number of free or relatively inexpensive applications for smart phones that...