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OSHA Construction Industry Digest

This updated informational booklet is intended to provide an overview of frequently used OSHA standards in the Construction industry. Employers and em...

Death on the Job: The Toll of Neglect

This is the 24th edition of the AFL-CIO Health and Safety Division's Death on the Job annual review. It reports on several key trends. Latino workers...

Reducing Hazardous Dust Exposure When Cutting Fiber-Cement Siding

This NIOSH guidance recommends practical actions to reduce the risks of silica-related diseases when cutting fiber-cement siding, which can contains a...

The Year in U.S. Occupational Health & Safety Fall 2013 – Summer 2014

This report captures noteworthy events in occupational health and safety during the year from August 2013 through July 2014 in the U.S. The authors in...

Recommended Practices for Protecting Temporary Workers

This set of recommendations by OSHA and NIOSH is focused on temporary workers. The agencies define these workers as those supplied to a host employer...

Welding Fume Data Entry Sheet

This spreadsheet was created by Mike Harris, Ph.D. CIH of Hamlin & Harris, Inc. Dr. Harris is a welding expert and is sharing this industrial hygiene...

Planning Tool for Safe Manual Handling

This tool was created by the Institut de Recherche en Sante et Securite du Traivais (RSST) in Quebec, Canada. The guidance is structured to help manag...

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...

TBT4 Move Materials With Assist

This tool box talk is fourth in a series of 6 developed by Washington University in St. Louis on construction ergonomics. This one focuses on preventi...

TBT5 Manual Tools

This is the fifth in a series of 6 tool box talks on construction ergonomics produced by the University of Washington in St. Louis. This one focuses o...