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Chemical Spills Checklist

Checklist on handling of hazardous chemical spills, including emergency action plans and hazardous materials business plans. Part of a collection. Cli...

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...

Ailments Pose Dilemma for Workers' Comp.

Describes several workers who suffered debilitating diseases but have been unable to get workers’ comp in Texas. Part of a collection. Click on the...

Unreported Deaths : Were They Tied to Refinery Work?

A newspaper article describing the deaths of 3 workers. Although the deaths were not officially attributed to working conditions, there are questions...

Too High a Price : Niemann

A newspaper article talking about a contract electrician and instrumentation specialist, nearly died of acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) which he bel...

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...

Alaska : Certifying Painters

A newspaper article describing Alaska’s law, passed in 1989, which requires that professional painters be certified through a training course to lea...

What They Knew, When They Knew it

Discussion about the history of knowledge about the hazards of exposure to asbestos and benzene and that for many years, little was done to protect wo...

Knowledge Bank Construction Tasks

A health and safety database has been developed on the basis of knowledge gained over the past decade in the Dutch construction industry, which includ...