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Health Consequences of Exposure to "Green" Polyurethane Spray Foam

This PowerPoint from a presentation at a 2012 CPWR meeting by Carrie Redlich MD reviews the main findings of a NIOSH-funded study looking at health e...

Construction Research at NIOSH: Reviews of the Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Executive Summary

A review of NIOSH construction research programs between 1996 and 2005 and related recommendations....

ISEA Listing of Female Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturers

A list prepared by the International Safety Equipment Association that identifies sources and contacts for personal protective equipment designed for...

Injuries Are Not Accidents: Construction Will Be Safe When It's Designed to Be Safe (Case Study 4 from Lessons Learned - Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health

Case study on hazardous conditions and actions that could be taken to prevent these conditions, including implementing an occupational safety and heal...

Polyurethane Table

Excel spreadsheet of information on polyurethane products (isocyanates) materials compiled in support of the paper Risk of Isocyanate Exposure in the...

Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries among Hispanic Construction Workers 1992-2008

This data brief provides updated data on fatal and nonfatal injuries among Hispanic construction workers, focusing on changes in recent years....

CPWR Technical Report: Risk of Isocyanate Exposure in the Construction Industry

This study focuses on identifying and collecting data on polyurethane products (isocyanates) that are commonly used and most likely to present skin ex...

Occupational Exposures, Respiratory Symptoms, and Blood Lead Levels among Latino Day Workers in Greater New Orleans

Results of a study of Latino migrant workers in New Orleans, Louisiana. The purpose of the study was to describe the occupational experience over time...

NIOSH - Respirator Users Notice; Emany Consulting Mislabeled Packaging

A request to distributors to stop the sale of respirators with the following NIOSH approval numbers TC-84A-4177, TC-84A-4191 and TC-84A-4239 because t...

Hazard Checklist: Spraying Operations

Checklist provided by the California State Compensation Insurance Fund to help contractors make sure that there is proper ventilation, workers have ap...