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Safety & Health Program

A template for a safety and health program that is applicable to construction....

Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects

Detailed description of changes to Canada’s Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for Construction Projects...

Hazards of Pressure - Treated Lumber

A short description of the hazards of working with pressure-treated wood and symptoms of overexposure....

Dusts From Drywall-Joint-Compound Mud May be a Serous Lung Hazard, NIOSH Finds

The summary of a NIOSH study showing that "nuisance dust" from joint-compound mud used in drywall work can contain toxic materials. They recommend en...

Free Medical Screenings Begin for Former Hanford Workers

An announcement that former construction and maintenance workers from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Hanford, Washington, nuclear facility are be...

Encyclopedia of Occupational Safety & Health : Chapter 93 - Construction

A comprehensive overview of health and safety in construction worldwide, including trades, typical hazards, methods of prevention, regulations, manage...

Harvard Studying Asphalt - Work Risks

A short description of a study being conducted to assess the risks of working with asphalt...

Respirators Training Guide

Training on respirators, when they are needed, different types and how to use them, including questions for discussion and a sign off sheet. Part of a...

Respirators Checklist

A checklist of items that need to be covered for respiratory protection including a respiratory protection written program, requirements for different...

Cement & Concrete Training Guide

Training on the hazards of concrete and cement, such as silicosis, and ways to protect yourself – includes questions for discussion and a sign-off f...