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Maintaining Indoor Air Quality

Discusses the variety of issues that can impact the safety of an indoor construction site such as inhalation hazards, noise, and poor housekeeping and...

Improving Safety Can Save You Money

Provides data on the financial benefits of improving safety with information on direct and indirect costs of injuries and illnesses....

Curing Construction Health Woes

A description of common health issues in construction and preventative measures, focusing on musculoskeletal disorders, hearing loss, inhalation hazar...

Direct Reading Devices

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

Wood Worries

Newspaper article about the dangers of pressure treated wood and stories about arsenic-based illnesses that resulted from working with it....

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...

Respiratory Protection

Template for a respiratory protection program...

Fume Hazards Can Menace Outdoor Workers, Too

Describes the dangers that welding fumes can cause when welding outside, depending on wind and other conditions....