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Workplace Stretching Programs: The Rest of the Story

A review of studies looking at the benefits of stretching prior to work. Concludes that the results are mixed....

Health and Safety Executive Short Videos on Construction Hazards

Link to a series of videos concerning near-misses and work-related hazards in construction and other industries. The quick-loading one-minute videos...

NIOSH Construction Compendium

One-page summaries of over 100 NIOSH-supported construction safety and health research projects in 2002....

Ergonomics in Construction

18-min. video examines physical and other stresses workers face and demonstrates some tools and techniques to help reduce injuries, sprains and strain...

Big Dig

A U. Mass., Lowell professor discusses overhead drilling in the ‘big dig’ and its attendant ergonomic and airborne silica inhalation hazards....

NIOSH Suggested Guidance for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites

Link to NIOSH guidance document for Supervisors at Disaster Rescue Sites, which includes recommendations for a written work plan and safety checklists...

The Absolutely Essential Health and Safety Toolkit for the Smaller Construction Contractor

Link to an HSE publication containing illustrations, brief information about some workplace deaths related to the safety problems, and references to...

Women in the Construction Workplace: Providing Equitable Safety and Health Protection

Study and recommendations based on the work of the ACCSH Health and Safety of Women in Construction. The focus is on the prevalence of a hostile workp...

Preventing Muskuloskeletal Disorders in Construction Workers

Describes different types of musculoskeletal disorders, both work and non-work related risk factors for them, and steps that can be taken to minimize...

World Trade Center New Employee Orientation

An in-depth training program for new employees at the World Trade Center Site, covering topics such as PPE wear, hazards of the site and emergency pro...