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TBT6 Power Tools

This is the last in the series of 6 tool box talks created by Washington University in St. Louis on the subject of ergonomics in construction. This on...

Overview of Toolbox Talks on Ergonomics Developed by Washington University in St. Louis

This overviews provides a background on how Washington University in St. Louis developed this series of six toolbox talks on ergonomics. It also descr...

Ergonomics Tool Box Talks (TBT) Training Guide

CPWR-funded ergonomics research by Washington University at St. Louis led to the development of 6 tool box talks. This guide is an explanation of how...

TBT1 Ergonomics in Construction

This is the first in a series of 6 Tool Box Talks produced by Washington University in St. Louis on ergonomics in construction work. This one should b...

TBT3 Positioning

This third in a series of 6 Tool Box Talks on construction ergonomics focuses on proper positioning to avoid injuries. The TBT recommends: 1)prop up a...

Simple Solutions for Home Building Workers: A Basic Guide for Preventing Manual Material Handling Injuries

In this 2013 booklet, NIOSH has compiled practical recommendations for avoiding serious material handling injuries through readily available work prac...

Proper Posture

Clipped from the 1947 animation short, Modern Guide to Health, promoting general health awareness, by the British government. But as we have learned...

Vibration Hazards and Control

In the early 18th century, Ramazzini, the first occupational physician, pointed out that vibration exposure had noxious effects. These harmful effect...

Workers’ Compensation Insurance: A Primer for Public Health

This guidance document came out of NIOSH-sponsored workshops in September 2009 and June 2012 on the use of workers’ compensation data for occupation...

Toolbox Talk: Materials Handling: Drywall

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Materials Handling addresses the risks associated with handling drywall panels. The resource includes a ‘real-life’ case...