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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: Vibration

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Vibration addresses ergonomic risks associated with operating power tools. The resource includes a ‘real-life’ case examp...

Inverted Drill Press

This 2-min. video shows the Inverted Drill Press in action. CPWR researcher David Rempel, MD, developed the innovative tool to reduce force to the bod...

Construction Research at NIOSH: Reviews of the Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health - Executive Summary

A review of NIOSH construction research programs between 1996 and 2005 and related recommendations....

UC Ergonomics/Safe Pavement Breakers

Report on research conducted on the use of jackhammers in construction and the hazards as part of the 2010 Occupational Health Internship Program....

ISEA Listing of Female Personal Protective Equipment Manufacturers

A list prepared by the International Safety Equipment Association that identifies sources and contacts for personal protective equipment designed for...

Injuries Are Not Accidents: Construction Will Be Safe When It's Designed to Be Safe (Case Study 4 from Lessons Learned - Solutions for Workplace Safety and Health

Case study on hazardous conditions and actions that could be taken to prevent these conditions, including implementing an occupational safety and heal...

UC Ergonomics/Safe Pavement Breakers Presentation

Presentation on research conducted on the use of jackhammers in construction and the hazards....

Fatal and Nonfatal Injuries among Hispanic Construction Workers 1992-2008

This data brief provides updated data on fatal and nonfatal injuries among Hispanic construction workers, focusing on changes in recent years....