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Lead Palsy Wrist Drop

Lead is a potent, systemic poison that serves no known useful function once absorbed by your body. Taken in large enough doses, lead can kill you in a...

Lead Paint Dangers

The dangers of lead poisoning were known as far back as the early 19th century. In 1897, it was noted in Australia that children were becoming ill aft...

Lead Exposure

This toolbox talk was created by NIOSH and CPWR and covers the hazards of lead exposure. The design allows workers to view a graphic while the facilit...

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...

Chemical Safety, Health Care Costs and the Affordable Care Act

This article provides an overview of chemical use and regulation in the United States and makes a case for passing the Chemical Safety Improvement Act...

CPWR Four-hour Hazard Communication Course

This CPWR course was revised to reflect the major changes to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard that became effective May 25, 2012. These changes...

CPWR Four-hour Hazard Communication Course Student Manual

This CPWR course was revised to reflect the major changes to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard that became effective May 25, 2012. These changes...

CPWR 4-hour Hazard Communication Course Instructor Manual

This CPWR course was revised to reflect the major changes to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard that became effective May 25, 2012. These changes...

Keeping Workers Safe During Hurricane Sandy Cleanup and Recovery

This OSHA Factsheet from November 2012 reviews the potential hazards posed to workers cleaning up the damage from Hurricane Sandy and recommends prote...

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....