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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...

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...

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...

TBT2 Keep Reach Close

This is the second of six Tool Box Talks created by Washington University in St. Louis on ergonomics in construction. There is a guide with the series...

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...

Arc welding with grounding

This welder is performing flux-cored welding. The box contains the spool of consumable metal and the operation is grounded....

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...

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...

Using protection knee pads

Many workers, like this carpenter, must kneel to perform their work. Knee pads can prevent injuries. Pads can be gel-filled or padded....