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Hazard Alert: Solvents in Construction

Solvents in many adhesives, paints, and cleaning fluids can be hazardous if inhaled or in contact with skin. This hazard alert card describes steps yo...

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....

Hazard Alert: Skin Problems in Construction

Hazard alert card listing problems caused by exposure of skin to wet concrete, solvents, and adhesives, and advice for protecting oneself from such ex...

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...