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Harvard Studying Asphalt - Work Risks

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

Respirators Checklist

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

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...

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...

Asphalt Training Guide

Training on the potential dangers of asphalt, how to identify hazards and work with it safely– includes questions for discussion and a sign-off form...

Cement & Concrete Checklist

A checklist on handling concrete and cement to reduce exposures of silica, including hazard identification and monitoring, training, work practices an...

Asphalt Checklist

A checklist on the potential dangers of asphalt, including hazard identification, training, work practices and PPE. Part of a collection. Click on the...

Deadly Trades

Discussion of a nine-month investigation by the Houston Chronicle that found that some, and perhaps many, of the deaths, illnesses and injuries in the...

Too High a Price : Schaefer

A newspaper article talking about a worker who developed silicosis after sandblasting for a few years. Part of a collection. Click on the 'collection'...

Road to Regulation Paved with Conflicting Intentions

Discusses the conflict that often arises between protecting workers via strong regulations and dealing with large construction firms who oppose the re...