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OSHA: Respiratory Protection Program Advisor

A link to the OSHA Respiratory Protection Program Advisor, a web-based tool to help owners and contractors assess how respiratory protection regulatio...

Hazard Alert: Solvents in Construction

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Solvents addresses the dangers of solvents – often found in many adhesives, paints, and cleaning fluids – if inhaled or...

Chemical Glove Selection

This fact sheet reviews the hazards associated with skin exposure to chemicals and selecting the appropriate gloves....

Respirators

Article offers a brief guide to the types of available respirators as classified by NIOSH and which hazards each is designed to address....

The Construction Chart Book 4th Edition

A broad collection of tables and charts covering health and safety in the U.S. construction industry, as well as considerable economic and training da...

US Army Corps of Engineers Safety and Health Requirements Manual

This manual prescribes the safety and health requirements for all US Army Corps of Engineers activities and operations, with reference to applicable...

Final Report: An Investigation of Health Hazards on a New Construction Project

A study to assess noise, chemical and ergonomic hazards during construction of the new IAM union headquarters....

Skin Problems in Construction

This CPWR Hazard Alert on Skin Problems in construction lists problems caused by exposure of skin to wet concrete, solvents, and adhesives, and advice...

An Assessment of Metal Maintenance Workers' Solvent Exposures

A study of chemical exposures affecting metal polishers/refinishers, recommending substitution of water-based solvents for current chemical strippers...