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The Absolutely Essential Health and Safety Toolkit for the Smaller Construction Contractor

Link to an HSE publication containing illustrations, brief information about some workplace deaths related to the safety problems, and references to...

Construction Fatalities 2001: Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries

Charts and tables on construction fatalities from the Census of Fatal Occupational Industries, offered in both pdf and Powerpoint format....

CDC Announces Issuance of Patent for Detecting the Presence of Lead

CDC announces patent for a handwipe that can detect the presence of lead on skin and work surfaces....

Model Specifications for the Protection of Workers from Lead on Steel Structures Revised September 2002

A set of model specifications for a health and safety program to protect workers from lead while working on steel structures such as bridges. Very co...

Women in the Construction Workplace: Providing Equitable Safety and Health Protection

Study and recommendations based on the work of the ACCSH Health and Safety of Women in Construction. The focus is on the prevalence of a hostile workp...

How Much Eye Protection is Enough?

Provides information on various types of eye protection and what type is needed depending on the hazards encountered. Provides statistics on eye injur...

Painters Prepping Lead-Paint Surfaces: Researchers find that half-mask respirators do not protect enough for hand sanding or conventional power sanding

Reports the results of a study of painters exposed to lead paioverexposed to lead and that a half-face respirator often does not provide enough protec...

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...